Accessibility links

Business - BTEC Level 3 Diploma at City and Islington College

Course description

If you're interested in a career or Higher Education course related to business and management, this could be the opportunity for you. You will learn about the world of business and will have the opportunity to apply your learning in a practical and realistic way.

Course content

You will study twelve modules over two years. These modules will introduce you to such subjects as different types of business and how they are organised; business efficiency; techniques and tools in modern marketing; business communication; financial information; design of promotional materials and campaigns; the role of the internet in marketing; how to manage people; and how to set up your own business.

You will also study for Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and English qualifications.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at grade C, including English Language. You will also need a minimum grade D in maths. Alternative qualifications, such as those taken overseas, will also be considered.


You will be assessed mainly by coursework, including practical assignments, discussions and presentations. Coursework will be based around practical business exercises and you will be encouraged to draw on your own experiences of business developed through part-time work or placements.

Future opportunities

Like the majority of students completing this course, you could progress to a degree or foundation degree in a subject such as business, marketing, IT, accountancy, teaching or law. You could also enter employment in areas such as accounts and finance, human resources, local government, logistics, marketing or retailing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City and Islington College directly.

Last updated date: 22 March 2016
Provider logo

Key information


  • More information
    • The Centre for Business, Arts and Technology which offers some of the best modern music and media equipment in London.

      What We Offer

      At our Centre, based on Camden Road, Islington, we will help you achieve your ambitions, increase your life chances and place your voice at the Centre of everything we do. You can expect high standards of teaching and tutorial support to help you achieve your learning goals. You can also access careers advice and personal support when you need it.

      As part of your studies you will get the opportunity to take part in exciting projects, such as our End of Year Shows and Alternative Fashion Week.