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Business Studies BTEC Level 3 at Bishop Stopford's School

Course description

The BTEC Business studies course is worth 1, 2 or 3 A Levels depending on 6 units of coursework, the double option would be 12 units of coursework and the triple option would be 18 units of coursework. It has been designed to give students a ‘hands on’ practical approach to learning Business Studies. The course is assessed through a mixture of coursework / exams. 

Course content

The course will cover most aspects of how businesses are run and managed. A successful student will be an organised independent learner who is prepared to spend a lot of time researching topics and businesses.

Topics to be covered could include the following:

  • Unit 1    Exploring a business
  • Unit 2    Developing a Marketing campaign
  • Unit 3    Personal and business finance
  • Unit 4    Managing an event
  • Unit 5    International business
  • Unit 6    Principles of management
  • Unit 7    Business decision making
  • Unit 8    Recruitment and selection process
  • Unit 9    Team building and selection process
  • Unit 10   Recording financial transactions
  • Unit 11   Final accounts for public limited companies
  • Unit 12   Financial statements for specific businesses
  • Unit 13   Cost and management accounting
  • Unit 14   Investigating customer service
  • Unit 15   Investigating retail business
  • Unit 16   Visual merchandising
  • Unit 17   Digital marketing
  • Unit 18   Creative promotion

The BTEC Business course assumes students have no prior knowledge of Business Studies.


Entry requirements

At least Grade B in GCSE English and Mathematics 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Stopford's School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016

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