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Business Studies BTEC National Level 3 at Clapton Girls' Academy

Course description

Students will be able to apply their business understanding to real life organisations and be able to identify how a successful business should run as well as ways of improving the performance of a business.

Students will need to be self-motivated, be able to work independently and be a confident user of ICT. They will need to be able to research effectively and be organised in order to meet coursework deadlines.

Course content

This two year qualification is wide-ranging and equivalent to 3 A-levels. There are seven mandatory units covering exploring business; developing a marketing campaign; personal and business finance; managing an event; international business; principles of management and business decision-making.

In the final third of the qualification students complete at least six optional units: human resources; accounting; marketing; law; customer service and retail and work experience in business.

Entry requirements

Minimum grade C in GCSE English and GCSE Maths.

Future opportunities

The qualification meets admission requirements to many relevant courses. Students can also progress directly to employment in a range of entry level roles, higher apprenticeships or ‘school leaver’ industry on-the-job training programmes leading to professional qualifications in areas such as business administration, marketing, accounting, sales or enterprise.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Clapton Girls' Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years