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Business Level Three BTEC 90-Credit Diploma at East Riding College

Course description

This is a work-related course, with projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations and activities found in the world of business. It is a means of gaining a broad understanding of business.

Course content

  • The business environment
  • Business resources
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Business communication
  • Creative product promotion
  • Aspects of the legal system and law-making process
  • Business and economic environment
  • The impact of communication technology on business
  • Understanding business ethics

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade A* to  C  including mathematics and English, or Level Two BTEC in Business at merit grade or above, or equivalent qualifications
  • Successful interview demonstrating motivation and commitment to the course and an initial assessment


Assessment is assignment-based. You will produce reports, presentations, essays and leaflets, and take part in practical tasks and role play. There are no exams or tests.

Future opportunities

This qualification can lead to career opportunities in marketing, finance, human resources and management, as well as other business-related careers. You may also progress onto a higher level course, such  as theLevel Four BTEC Higher National Certificate in Business, or a related degree.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Riding College directly.

Last updated date: 04 April 2016

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