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Business BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Cowley International College

Course description

This qualification will enable students to acquire a range of
important and transferable skills such as: data skills,
presenting arguments and making judgements, recognising
problems and solving them, planning work, time management,
conducting research into a specific theme in preparation for
a range of tasks and challenging assumptions using evidence
that is made available.

Course content

Over the two years of this full time vocational course, students
will study all of the major functions in business, through a real
‘hands-on’ approach.

The course will help students to understand business theories
and offers flexibility for students to target their learning via a
choice of optional units.

The course will give learners an introduction to the business
environment, management of resources, marketing and
communication – all these topic areas are essential for the
success of business organisations.

All the units covered in the qualification include a vocational
context and make use of a variety of local, national and
international business organisations in order to support the
academic content of the course.

Entry requirements

Previous study of Business is not required. However, a C or
Merit grade is essential if students have studied the subject
at GCSE or Level 2 BTEC. A minimum of five GCSE’s at grade
C (grade 5), including English Language and Mathematics, is

Future opportunities

Students may pursue careers in a variety of ways, such as
studying for degrees in business related fields, including
Accountancy, Management Sciences and Economics.
In non-related fields, the study of Business is always regarded
as an asset within areas such as Sciences, the Arts, Leisure and
Tourism, Management and Catering.

Some sectors of industry regard this qualification highly and
this could help those looking for a profession in the banking,
marketing and retail sectors. Students could work for a
corporation or maybe a management consultancy. All
businesses (and other organisations, like charities and
hospitals) need sound business skills behind them.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cowley International College directly.

Last updated date: 03 February 2017

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