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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 2

Weeks: 36

Hours: 15.78

Start: 12/09/2016

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This advanced qualification broadens and expands your business focus, enhancing your career prospects and paving the way to higher education opportunities. Work experience, guest speakers and fact-finding visits will form part of your studies.

Entry requirements

You will need to have at least five GCSEs, of which both English and Maths must be at a minimum of grade C. Alternatively, a BTEC First Diploma at Merit or Distinction will be accepted but this must be accompanied by grade C or above in both English and Maths. You will be required to undertake a full screening at the College to help us identify which level of study is most appropriate. 

Course Content

You will have already studied nine units for your 90-credit Diploma which will have given you a broad understanding of different areas of business. You will now study a further nine units to enable you to achieve the full advanced BTEC qualification.
 
Among the exciting areas covered are:
  •  Market Research in Business
  •  Human Resource Management in Business
  •  Managing a Business Event
  •  Aspects of Employment Law
  •  Understanding Retailing
  •  Impact of Communication Technology on Business
  •  Starting a Small Business
  •  Understanding Business Ethics
  •  Creative Product Promotion

How will I be assessed?

The Business BTEC is 100% assignment based - with assessment methods including presentations, posters, observations and various research projects.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You may be required to make a contribution to the enrichment activities undertaken in support of the course delivery.

What can I do after this course?

Further study
There will be various doors open to you after this course. You may wish to progress to an HNC or HND in Business at Derby College. You could also consider going to university to gain a degree in Marketing, Law, Accountancy or Business, to name but a few subjects. Another option could be a Business, Customer Service or Team Leading Apprenticeship: Derby College can help you find the right opportunity.

Careers
This qualification is useful for a variety of careers including Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Advertising, Human Resources, Law, Business Management and Teaching. 

 

* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

About the Roundhouse »

George Wright

George Wright

DC student did so well at a mock interview that he ended up landing an apprenticeship.

George Wright, 17, impressed MCF Loans’ Chief Executive Officer Melanie Elliot to such a degree that she suggested he should research the company in more depth and get in touch.Pride Park-based MCF is a Derby College business employment and skills academy board member, and George took part in the job skills interview exercise as part of his Business Studies First Diploma BTEC Level 2. George volunteered with MCF for a week. He liked what he saw and the company saw his potential which led to an interview for real.He is now working towards a Business Administration NVQ Level 2 with Derby College, while working as an apprentice with MCF.

If I’ve got any questions on my course I can email my lecturer Nicola Dean and she comes back to me within the hour with help and advice. Hopefully I’m progressing well at work, I’m enjoying it.

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