Why Should You Take This Course?
Business Studies is an exciting subject which will be relevant to almost any career path you may decide to take. BTEC Business will help you to gain a deeper knowledge of how businesses are run and what factors affect them. It will give you an insight to current commercial trends and an appreciation of the demands of the UK business environment. You will cover a wide range of topics such as marketing, accounting, finance, production, people management, retail, business online and legal aspects of business.
In the first year you will complete 3 units which are core topics exploring business activity within wider economics scenarios.
Unit 1 - The Business Environment
Unit 2 - Business Resources
Unit 4 - Business Communication
In the second year, you will study a further three units:
Unit 3 - Introduction to Marketing
Unit 39 - International Business
Unit 41 - Business Markets and the Economy
How will I be assessed?
You will produce a portfolio of coursework for each unit. Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of activities including assignment and project work, case studies, workplace assessment, role play and oral presentation. Your final grade will be a Pass, Merit or Distinction. There are no exams to be taken.
Are there any special expenses?
There may be visits which can bring assignments to life.
What could I do next?
The BTEC Level 3 qualification is equivalent to 3 A Levels and will earn you UCAS points if you wish to continue studying at University. However if you wish to venture straight into the world of work, this is a universally recognised vocational qualification which will teach you many useful and transferable business management skills.