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Business Studies Level 3 BTEC Diploma at Ursuline High School

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 in Business, which is equivalent to two GCE A Levels, aims to offer young people the chance to develop the skills, knowledge and attributes that they need to succeed in business, or to progress to further or higher education. The nature of the course is mainly coursework with one exam and two controlled assessments.

Course content

- Business Environment including resources and communication
- Introduction to Marketing and the use of new technology
- Investigating business (both National and International)
- Business Ethics
- Economics
- Retail
- Human Resources
- Communications Technology
- Business Management


This course comprises eight units, of which six are mandatory and two are optionals. Three of the six mandatory units will be assessed externally. Units 2 (Developing a Marketing Campaign), 3 (Personal and Business Finance) and unit 6 (Principles of Marketing) are all externally assessed. This will mean that both unit 2 and 6 will be assessed as a controlled assessment whilst unit 3 will be an external exam.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 30 March 2017
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