BTEC Level 3 National Ext Diploma in Business

  • Course type: BTEC Level 3 Ext Diploma
  • Awarding/exam body: Edexcel




On this course, students will look at areas such as finance, understanding business organisations and environments, marketing and law.



Unit 1: Exploring Business

Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign

Unit 3: Personal and Business Finance


Unit 5: International Business

Unit 6: Principles of Management

Unit 7: Business Decision Making




  • Course assessment...

    Assessment will be internal and external. A student achieving three distinction grades for the overall course has a qualification that is equivalent to three A grades at A level.

  • This course can lead to...

    With this qualification students will be able to progress to degree courses such as Business Studies, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Business Combined, Business IT, Business and MIS Systems and other related degrees.

    Alternatively, students can go into employment in a business related area, such as retail, administration, accounts and supervisory roles. The Diploma will earn you UCAS points in the same way as A levels.

  • Course highlights...

    • Work Experience opportunity for all students.
    • Visits to well-known businesses.
    • A course that covers all aspects of business studies including accountancy, economics, business law and starting a business.
    • Practical and interactive learning to build a portfolio of work.
    • Outstanding preparation for a business related degree and independent learning.

  • Entry requirements...

    In addition to our Programme Entry Requirements, applicants must also meet specific Course Entry Requirements:

    Grade C in Maths OR
    BTEC Level 2 Diploma in related area with Merit

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