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BTEC Business Level 3 Diploma *FEES PAYABLE* at Millfield School

Course description

For Sixth Formers intent upon starting their own

business or entering business management careers in

marketing, finance, manufacturing, human resources

or general management.


BTEC Business is a qualification equivalent to two

A levels. It is well respected by both universities and

employers alike. You will study 12 units over the

course of two years and be assessed entirely through

coursework, receiving close support and guidance

from your tutors. If you are the type of pupil who is

capable of working at an advanced level but feel that

you are more likely to achieve your full potential

through assignments, rather than timed examinations,

then BTEC Business may be of interest to you.


qualification keeps your career options open to the

vast range of careers in business and can introduce

you to some careers you may not have previously

considered, such as sports marketing, events

management or starting a business.

Course content

Twelve units need to be completed to gain the BTEC

Business Diploma (two A level equivalent).


The first four units listed below are mandatory.


The Business Environment gives pupils the

fundamental knowledge of a range of business

organisations, and the many factors that shape the

nature of organisations operating in an increasingly

complex business world.


Business Resources develops pupil knowledge of

the range of human, physical, technological and

financial resources required in an organisation, and

how the management of these resources can impact

on business performance.


Introduction to Marketing gives an understanding

of how marketing, research and planning and the

marketing mix are used by all organisations.


Business Communication shows how the collection

and management of business information, and the

successful communication of that information

throughout a business, is critical for the future

prosperity of the organisation.


Entry requirements

The recommended minimum entry requirement for

BTEC Business is at least four GCSE passes at C or



BTEC Business is assessed exclusively through

coursework and is equivalent to two A levels. Each

of your assignments will be marked by one of your


The pass grades for each unit are Pass, Merit

and Distinction and the overall pass grades for the

qualification range from:


D*D* (equivalent to A*A* at A level) to

PP (equivalent to EE at A level).

UCAS points are awarded accordingly.

Financial information

ATTENTION: Please ensure that you understand that course fees will be
 payable before submitting your application.

Future opportunities


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Millfield School directly.

Last updated date: 15 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years


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    • By Rail 

      Rail users may travel to Castle Cary (12 miles), Bath (30 miles), Bristol (29 miles) or Yeovil Junction (19 miles).

      By Road

      From the M5 leave the motorway at junction 23 and join the A39 eastwards. From the M3 leave the motorway at junction 8 and join the A303 westwards and then the B3151 for Millfield

      ATTENTION: Please ensure that you understand that course fees will be payable before submitting your application.