BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 4 externally assessed units and 9 internally assessed units
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course..

This course is designed to provide a specialist work-related qualification in Business. It is a popular vocational course in which you will develop practical and theoretical skills which will prepare you for work or further study. It is particularly suitable if you wish to obtain a general understanding of Business in order to gain future employment or progress on to higher education.

Your Course

You will study a range of modules, including:

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Business Decision-making (synoptic)

You will also be expected to attend a work placement for which you must be prepared to travel.

Higher Education Progression

Many of our students progress onto the Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Business at Selby College or apply for university.

Entry requirements

Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

Potential Careers

  • Accountant
  • Marketing Executive
  • HR Coordinator
  • Estate Agent
  • Entrepreneur
  • Buyer

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 4 externally assessed units and 9 internally assessed units
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course..

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