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Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College

Course description

This is a two-year course and is equivalent to three GCE A-Levels. It is designed for students interested in a career in Business which includes Accounting, Banking, Law, Marketing and Human Resources. Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

The course provides a progression route to university. It is also highly valued by employers and can lead to employment and professional qualifications.

Course content

The course comprises of 18 units to be completed over two years; 9 units in year 1 and 9 units in year 2. There are 4 core (compulsory units) and 14 specialist units. All units are internally assessed using a variety of methods such as project-based assignments, presentations and time-constrained assessments.

Units will be individually graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction and an overall grade will be awarded on completion of the programme.

Core units:
The Business Environment
Business Resources
Introduction to Marketing
Business Communication

Specialist units from the following:
Business Accounting
Business and the Economic Environment
Business Markets and the Economy
Human Resource Management in Business
Internet Marketing in Business
Managing a Business Event
Market Research in Business
Recruitment & Selection in Business
Starting a Small Business

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades A* - C including English and Maths

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Merit or Distinction plus GCSE English & Maths Grade C or above

Further information

Students will have the opportunity to participate in trips and visits throughout the year.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shooters Hill Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 13 January 2016
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