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Course Code
12003 22
Course Title
BUSINESS LEVEL 3 NATIONAL FOUNDATION AND EXTENDED DIPLOMA BTEC PEARSON (2 YRS - 2022 START)
Level
Level 3
Duration
1 year(s)
Entry Requirements
* 5 x GCSEs at grade 4 and higher including English and Maths * Level 2 Computing with Distinction, and GCSE grade 4 in English and Maths * A commitment towards learning, and an interest in Business and Administration
Venue
Dunstable
Start Date
September 2022
Fees
Funded £0.00
Non-Funded £0.00

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR ME?

This is a two-year course for learners who want to progress to higher education courses in business areas before entering employment. It also supports learners who want to directly progress to employment in business management roles, as well as higher apprenticeships.

This course brings together knowledge and understanding with practical and technical skills. You will learn transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research, and analysis, which are valued in higher education and workplace.

This is a 2-year course and is equivalent to 3 A Levels

WHAT OPTIONS ARE THERE AFTER COMPLETING THIS COURSE?

You can progress to:

  • BA (Hons) / BSc (Hons) in Business Studies
  • HNC/HND in Business Studies
  • Employment in the Business and Management sector
  • an Industry Training Programme or a Business Apprenticeship

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Teaching strategies include group work, quizzes, practical work, written assessments, case studies, presentations, etc. offering you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding.

In the first year you will study units such as: Exploring Business, Developing a Marketing Campaign, Personal and Business Finance, Managing an Event, International Business, Principles of Management, Business Decision Making, etc.

On successful completion of your first year, you will have the opportunity to continue your studies into the second year and achieve your qualification.

When completed, you will achieve a Level 3 Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma in Business, along with any other qualifications undertaken. You could compete after 1 year gaining a BTEC Foundation Diploma in Business.

ASSESSMENT

This course takes a unit-by-unit approach and offers a combination of assessment styles. It includes internally assessed assignments, externally assessed synoptic tasks, and externally assessed exams. This gives you the opportunity to showcase your skills and apply your knowledge in an appropriate, work-related context.

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