Business Studies – Pearson BTEC Level 3 Sub-diploma

Taught at: Heolddu
Qualification: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Sub-diploma in Business

Course Overview

Business Studies is a genuinely interesting subject which covers a wide range of topic areas ranging from Marketing to Economics, from Accountancy to Human Resource Management. It provides a broad understanding of a wide range of disciplines.

This qualification has been designed to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the business sector and that are required for further or higher education. You will study specific topics including marketing, international business, management and finance and will develop a holistic understanding of the subject. In addition, you will develop a number of transferable skills, including the ability to work independently, undertake methodical research and work effectively in a group.

Course Entry Requirements

The course assumes no prior business knowledge and is open to all.

Course Specification:

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Sub-diploma in Business
To be welcomed back to sixth form you’ll need at least 5 GCSEs graded A* – C, two of which must be English & Mathematics. We offer resit lessons in English & Mathematics if you don’t achieve the required grades.

Course Content

The course consists of six units, four of which are mandatory and two of which are optional. The optional units are selected by the school.

Mandatory Units Include:

The Business Environment
Business Resources
Introduction to Marketing
Business Communication

Assessment is varied and can include presentations, reports, written assessments and individual and group tasks.

Four grades are available: Pass, Merit, Distinction, Distinction*