Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business

Subject area
2 Years
Type of course
Full Time

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grades A*-C (including English and Maths) or Distinction Level 2 Diploma plus a successful interview and satisfactory reference.

About the course

Formerly known as BTEC National Diploma in Business.
Do you want to work in the world of Business? You might wish to become an Accountant, Business Manager, Personnel Manager or Marketing Manager. This course could provide the route to achieving your ambition. This Level 3 Diploma (three A level equivalent) is a practical work-related course, which is valued by employers and can provide access onto higher education degree courses or various business professions. Students develop their skills by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations. You will have the opportunity of trips and possibly a residential to support your studies. There are a wide range of subjects giving a broad introduction to all areas of business, from which students can choose to specialise in their career or further study.

Subjects covered

  • The Business Environment
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Business Communications
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Planning
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • HR Management
  • Retailing
  • Law International Business
  • Ethics
  • Event Management

Assessment is all through coursework. Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction, or Distinction* (or combination of) are awarded depending on the level of achievement. This qualification is equivalent to three A levels and UCAS points are generated to provide access to higher education.