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Business Studies BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Bournville College

Course description

Business BTEC Level 3 Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma is designed specifically for those wanting to study Business or seeking to develop those skills in marketing and organisation. It will allow you to progress to a Degree course in this field or seek employment as a Trainee Professional. The course will be focused on developing your knowledge of the business world, while developing a host of transferable skills and some students in the past have moved into broader areas such as Teacher Training, IT and Retail but most do continue into Business or part of the wider Social Sciences pathway.

Course content

The course is divided into 2 years of study.
Year 1:
The Business Environment, Business Resources, Introduction to Marketing, Business Communication.
Year 2:
Recruitment and Selection in Business, Development Planning for a Career in Business, Managing a Business Event, Developing Teams in Business.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs, with a minimum of Grade C in English Language or equivalent. Those looking to progress to University Degree in Business will need to achieve at least a Grade B in English whilst at the College.


Students will be continually assessed throughout the course by a range of methods, practical observations, presentations, group and individual work, written assignment and time constrained activities.

Future opportunities

Degree in Business.  Employment in a career in Business to professional qualifications or Social Science pathway.

It should be noted that many selective universities accept BTEC vocational qualifications alongside an A-level programme of study, however, it would be expected that these are at a Distinction or Distinction* grade.

Further information

If you are interested in studying this course please contact the Advice Zone on 0121 477 1300

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 August 2016
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