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Business Studies BTEC Level 3 at The Holy Cross School

Course description

The Extended Certificate is for learners who are interested in learning about the business sector alongside other fields of study, and is perfect for students with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in business-related subjects.

Course content

Units include studying business, developing marketing campaigns, personal and business finance as well as optional units such as Digital Marketing, pitching for new business and investigating corporate and social responsibility.

The Business BTEC course provides rigour and balance, and promotes the ability to apply learning immediately in new contexts. Alongside a program that provides a thorough understanding of business concepts it also provides an opportunity for all students to practice cognitive, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, with a view to developing them to improve future opportunities.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 4 or above in Mathematics and English Language


There are three main forms of assessment that you need to be aware of: external, internal and synoptic - 2 external exams and 2 portfolio based pieces of work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Cross School directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September