BTEC Extended Diploma in Business Level 3

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The Edexcel Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business has been developed to provide a solid grounding in business skills for young people who are interested in any kind of business career or hope to run their own business. You'll get the opportunity to set up and run your own business, selling a product that you have created. You will learn to cope with change, how to remain competitive, and discover how outside factors such as new technologies, consumer trends, environmental issues or globalisation can affect a business.

The Edexcel Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business is assessed entirely through coursework using a range of different teaching and learning methods. At the heart of the course are…

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The Edexcel Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business has been developed to provide a solid grounding in business skills for young people who are interested in any kind of business career or hope to run their own business. You'll get the opportunity to set up and run your own business, selling a product that you have created. You will learn to cope with change, how to remain competitive, and discover how outside factors such as new technologies, consumer trends, environmental issues or globalisation can affect a business.

The Edexcel Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business is assessed entirely through coursework using a range of different teaching and learning methods. At the heart of the course are your core business, enterprise and finance subjects. These will teach you the main things you need to know about the sectors. You'll learn about the issues that are affecting business today, how it works and what skills you need to have.

These are just some examples of the kind of learning you'll be doing:

Business enterprise:
You'll learn about the structure of business organisations and the processes involved in planning, setting up, running and closing a business venture, the role of the entrepreneur and the importance of innovation and creativity in business. You could, for example, develop an idea for a new product or service, draw up a business start-up and implementation plan, present it to investors, sell your product or service and then close the business.

Marketing:
You will explore how different types of organisations use marketing principles to meet the needs of customers and achieve their organisational objectives. You will also study the laws which govern the activities of marketers and protect consumers. You will also look at the targeting and segmentation of customers, which are key marketing techniques.

Throughout the two year course you will study a minimum of 18 units covering a broad range of business subjects including creative product promotion, business communications, internet marketing, international business and law.

End Qualification:

Extended diploma courses have 3 achievement points: you will work towards the subsidiary diploma qualification in the first year of the course and will have the opportunity to work towards either the diploma or the extended diploma in the second year.

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

Five GCSEs at grade A* to C including English language and maths, or an appropriate related level 2 qualification (eg a merit grade in BTEC level 2 Diploma in Business).

Assessment:

Continuous assessment consisting of projects and assignments will form the overall assessment scheme for this programme.

Progression from this course:

Students who successfully complete the Extended Diploma should be able to progress to a position of responsibility in an industry of their choice or go on to higher education at university.

Locations:

King's Lynn Campus - PE30 2QW

Duration:

2 Years

Start times:

September 2013

How to Apply:

Please apply online using the general college application form

Course Costs:

All students on full-time courses will need to pay a materials / resources fee. Details will be provided before enrolment. If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay tuition or registration fees for your course. For students aged 19 or over, there will be a tuition fee (depends on the course) for each year of the course as well as a registration fee (which includes exam fees). However, many students will be eligible for reduced fees and / or financial support towards the costs. Click here for detailed information. Please contact Student Services if you have further queries.

Additional Information:

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to apply to the college's learner support fund for financial support with the costs associated with your studies. For more details, please click here or contact student services on 01553 815271 (King's Lynn campus) or 01945 582561 (Isle campus) or 01223 860701 (Cambridge campus)

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