Business Studies

BTEC Level 3

Discover how to develop an idea, spot an opportunity and turn it in to a successful business. Understand what makes an effective business through learning about markets, customers, finance, operations and business strategy.

Students receive detailed assignments and schemes of work for each unit and are taught key theory and concepts through group activities, real life case studies and co-operative learning strategies.

Students will apply their knowledge and demonstrate their understanding of business by completing assignment tasks, evidence for which includes presentations, meetings, role play, written reports and case study responses.

Course Content

Exploring Business
Developing a marketing campaign
Personal and business finance
Managing an event
International business
Principles of Management
Team work
Work experience


75% Coursework
25% Exam

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs (4-9)
Maths (4)
English Language/Literature (5)

Course Outcome

The BTEC Level 3 is equivalent to two A Levels.