BTEC Level 3 Business


BTEC Business Level 2
  • Who Is This Course For?

    Choosing to study BTEC Level 3 in Business is an excellent choice for anyone who has a keen interest in understanding the world of business. This two year course aims to prepare students with the knowledge they would need to work in any industry, create their own business or to further their education at university. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of different enrichment opportunities such as Young Enterprise, entrepreneurship competitions and educational visits.

  • Course Details:

    Exam Board

    Edexcel

     

    Course Details

    This course is a coursework assessed qualification. Throughout the year you will be set assignments, case studies, presentations, leaflets and projects across all topic areas and produce both individual and group work that will be graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. Grades in all your topics will lead to an overall grade for the final qualification.

    BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Business (Year 1)

    Unit 1: The Business Environment
    Unit 2: Business Resources
    Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing

    BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Business (Year 2)

    Unit 4: Business Communications
    Unit 5: Business Accounting
    Unit 10: Market Research in Business

     

    Departmental Enrichment

    In studying Level 3 BTEC Business it is very important to gain as wide an experience of Business in action as you can. The Level 3 BTEC Business team, believe that we should open students to a wide a range of enrichment activities designed to further your appreciation of the subject.

    The BTEC Business Department at Wyke 6th Form College

    The BTEC Business department is placed in the their own dedicated building that is equipped with interactive and specialist IT facilities to help support all students during their studies.

    All students are taught by BTEC specialists with a high level of experience.

    The BTEC Business team consists of

    • Kate Clark – Head of BTEC Business and teacher BTEC Business, PE and Sport
    • Elizabeth Blakey – Teacher of BTEC and A Level Business
    • Lorna Everson –¬†Teacher of BTEC Business
    • Martin Schofield – Teacher of BTEC and A Level Business
    • Sally White – Head of Faculty

    Further information on the course

    For more information on BTEC Business at Wyke please contact Kate Clark (Head of Subject for BTEC Business) on 01482 346347 or e-mail kate.clark@wyke.ac.uk

  • Progression:

    What does this course lead to?

    Many students will continue their education at university studying business, marketing, management or finance. Others continue their education through apprenticeships with local employers. The subject combines well with other subjects within the department, Accounting and Law, hence our students may continue in these fields too.

    Student Success

    In 2016-2017, 80% of our BTEC Business students completed their studies and achieved Distinction and Distinction* grades.

    Luke Brodie, former Hull 14-16 Direct Entry College student achieved a Distinction* in BTEC Business and is now at The University of Hull studying Business Management.

    Helena Sergejeva, former Hull College student achieved a Distinction* in BTEC Business and is now studying Accounting and Finance at London Southbank University.

    James Hall, former Sirius Academy North student achieved a Distinction* in BTEC Business and is now studying Business Management and Accounting at The University of Hull.