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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: Business at Loughborough College

Course description

The aim of the course is to provide you with an understanding of different businesses and explain some of the key skills required for success.

The course is a mix of practical and academic learning, including research-based tasks and presentations, with guest speakers and visits to different types of businesses.

Course content

The course is a mix of practical and academic learning, with guest speakers and visits to different types of businesses.

The course is based on 13 units, covering mandatory and optional, which include:

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Decision Making

Entry requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English and Maths
    OR
  • BTEC First Diploma Level 2 in Business at Merit grade, including English and Maths

 

Future opportunities

The Extended Diploma is designed to prepare you for roles in retail, manufacturing, online business, and other opportunities, such as Higher Apprenticeships. The course will also prepare you for Higher Education, as it carries UCAS points.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, come and visit us at one of ourOpen Days at Loughborough College or contact us at StudentRecruitment@loucoll.ac.uk.

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: 02 October 2018
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      We have lots of different courses from A Levels to vocational programmes, Apprenticeships and Degrees and you will have the opportunity to gain practical industry related skills while you study.