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BTEC National Diploma in Business at King Edward VI College, Nuneaton

Course description

This is a practical work-related course. It is an extension of the BTEC Extended Certificate in Business and is for students wishing to gain a more in depth knowledge of business. Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. The course explores key areas within business: marketing, finance, personnel and operations. The course is equivalent to 2 A Levels. As a result you can only pick one other subject to study alongside this qualification.

Entry requirements

College entry requirements plus GCSE Grade C or above in English Language


Assessment is through coursework portfolios, a combination of written and practical research and some external exams.

Financial information

There may be small additional costs related tooptional visits and trips. You will be asked to pay £5 to cover the cost of photocopies, booklets and case study material

Future opportunities

Students study a selection of mandatory and optional units over the two year course. This Level 3 qualification is equivalent to two A Levels. Some units will have exams, but the majority will be assessed by coursework. A BTEC Diploma in Business is valued by employers and can lead to career opportunities in business specialisms such as Finance, Human Resources, Management or Marketing, as well asother business related careers. Students may also progress into Higher Education HND or degree courses.

Further information

Prior knowledge of Business is not required. This course is assessed through modular assignments and is well-suited to students who prefer this method of assessment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI College, Nuneaton directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2015
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