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Subsidiary Diploma/Certficate in Business Studies (Level 3) at Palmer's College

Course description

BTEC Business is a vocational subject, directly related to the exciting real world of business. Students learn by completing tasks and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and projects.

The course will provide you with a range of transferrable skills that will help you in almost any working environment and progression to university on a range of business related courses. You will learn key business theories and principles as well as valuable research, presentation and report writing skills.


Course content


The course includes the following units:
• An introduction to business?
• Business and markets
• Business communication
• Business ethics
• Business planning
• Business resources
• Creative product promotion
• Financial accounting
• Health and safety
• Marketing
• Website Design Strategy

Entry requirements

Minimum of four Cs at GCSE or a full Level 2 Diploma in a related subject.


100% coursework.

Future opportunities

There is a diverse range of professions where Business Studies will be beneficial, either directly from college or following university, including: banking, business administration, charity sector, civil service, e-business, entrepreneur/self-employment, finance and accounting, human resources, logistics, marketing, retail, tech industries, training/teaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Palmer's College directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2015
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    • We are a specialist sixth form college providing post-16 education in South Essex to over 2000 students. Palmer's College is a warm and welcoming college and offers a fantastic team of teaching and support staff alongside superb new facilities.  The College has spent an impressive £4.2 million to improve its student facilities over the past three years.

      There is a place for everyone at Palmer’s – our students are treated like adults, make great friends and achieve success in A-levels, BTEC and secretarial courses.