3 out of 4 topics will be studied by completing coursework investigating at least one actual business, and the 4th topic is assessed through an exam in the second year.
Each topic will be studied by completing coursework investigating at least one actual business.
As a result Business Studies is a relevant course choice for all students.
For those students who prefer the more vocational style the Level 3 BTEC National is an excellent choice.
They may also progress to a business studies undergraduate programme at University.
Students should also be capable of starting their own business.You do need to be able to cope with constant and tight deadlines.There is a significant element of reading and writing because of the coursework, but also an expectation that students discuss and question at every opportunity.This subject can take you in many different directions such as Marketing, Finance, HR, Logistics and Retail.It provides an insight into functions that are relevant to all sectors of the economy and employment routes.The philosophy behind vocational courses is to encourage student centred learning.You are encouraged to carry out your own research within a supportive and constructive teaching framework.The BTEC National in Business is designed to provide a specialist work related programme of study that covers the knowledge and skills required to progress successfully in the workplace but also provides a firm basis for higher education.All students will one day work in a business or perhaps own their own.You will study real business successes and failures.This course will give you the equivalent of one A level over two years of study.