Studying BTEC Level 3 Business enables you to learn about many different aspects of business actions to understand how they make key decisions. It supports a huge range of careers, including Marketing, Finance, Logistics, Fashion Buying and many more.


There are a number of ways to study our BTEC Level 3 programme. Your choice will depend on your study options and future career plans.


The number of units of study on each BTEC course increases in proportion to the A Level equivalence studied. There are a set of core units studied on all programmes across the two years, with further units added if you focus more on BTEC Business as a Diploma or Extended Diploma.


- Business environment

- Business resource/finance

- Marketing

- Communication in business

- Retail

- Recruitment and selection


BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma is a full time programme of study, equivalent to three A Levels and is best suited to those who have decided to work in the business sector or progress to university to study a business related subject. Units, in addition to those outlined above, will include Business Finance, Market Research and Marketing Campaigns, Logistics, Safety and Employment Law. The options offered provide an excellent range of subjects to support your personal and career plans.


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Studying BTEC Business is perfect if you are keen to open up the possibilities offered in the world of business. It will support you to develop skills and knowledge highly valued by universities and employers. Through a range of practical projects and assignments, you will learn about the business world and develop plenty of work-related skills. This is supported with work experience opportunities and a range of visiting speakers to help inspire you.

The possibilities offered from studying Business are endless! However, our students typically consider careers in areas such as HR, Marketing, Accounting, Finance or Customer Service. You could progress to an apprenticeship or a university degree.

Good to Know

95% of UK universities, including many from The Times Top 100 Universities list, actively recruit BTEC Students.