BTEC Business Studies
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||National Award (BTEC)
This qualification is equivalent to one A level. Units studied include:
1. Exploring Business
2. Developing a Marketing Campaign
3. Personal and Business Finance
4. Recruitment and Selection Process
How will it be delivered?
Unit 1. Exploring Business
Consists of 3 class based assignments which are internally assessed but moderated externally by a standards verifier.
Unit 2. Developing a Marketing Campaign
Developing a marketing campaign is a Controlled Assessment for 3 hours based on a pre-seen case study received 2 weeks prior to the assessment. Research is conducted and 6 sheets are taken into the typed assessment.
Unit 3. Personal and Business Finance
Personal and Business Finance is an external examination. The exam is 2 hours long and has a section on personal finance and a section on business finance.
Unit 8. Recruitment and Selection Process
3 class based assignments focused around human resources which are internally assessed.
If studied, Level 2 Merit in Business.
New to Business, GCSE level 5 or above in English and a level 5 or above in Mathematics
Your next steps...
Why choose Business studies:
Business is the future for the UK. The UK economy relies on small and medium businesses to fuel it and post “Brexit”, these will be even more integral. 87.6% of all private sector firms are small to medium enterprises in the UK, contributing £657 billion to UK GDP in 2018, 31% of the UK’s total GDP. Business studies will allow you to investigate and ultimately be a part of this. Alongside, we will also investigate large organisations, assessing their reasons for success.
The subject combines a vast array of skills from being analytical or creative to using psychology and working with people. If you want a subject that will compliment any other subject you do and provide you with the foundation to be your own boss and become an entrepreneur then this is the course for you. Business Studies will equip you for your future working life.
Skills and progression:
Some potential areas that you could work in are listed below. Although the advantage of business is there are unlimited and endless possibilities that business can help you access if you have an entrepreneurial spirit. After leaving school there are degrees, apprenticeships, working for someone and starting your own business all open to you. Alongside, the skills learnt are transferable to any specialist subject.
• Banking, investment and financial services
• General management
• Management consultancy
• Public relations
• Retail management
• Sales and marketing
• Events planning