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Business at Blackfen School for Girls

Course description

Business Studies offers a thorough insight into the world of business that all of us come into contact with everyday. It covers all processes and types of jobs available in all businesses from the Accountant in the Finance department to the Personnel Manager in the Human Resources department.   We do a lot of investigation into businesses to find out how they are putting the theory into practice in the current economic climate. A number of day trips may take place to tour chosen businesses and find out information from their respective employees.

Course content

Unit 1 – The Business Environment (30 credits), Unit 2 – Business Resources (30 credits), Unit 3 – Introduction to Marketing (30 credits), Unit 10 – Market research in Business (30 credits), Unit 29 – Understanding Retailing (30 credits), Unit 36 – Starting a small business (30 credits)



The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Business  consists of 6 units worth 30 credits each and each unit is assessed by a piece of controlled assignment. There are two mandatory units plus four optional units that provide for a combined total of 180 credits. 


Future opportunities

Accountant, Lawyer, Economist, Marketing Manager, Human Resources Manager.  Entry on a Business related degree course.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackfen School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 15 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years