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Business BTEC National Diploma

Equivalent to two A Levels

This course is designed to to be part of a study programme with a strong core of business sector study. This programme may include other BTEC Nationals or A Levels to support progression to higher education courses in business areas.

The BTEC National Diploma is equlvalent to two A Levels.

What does the course involve?

The course is assessed by a combination of external and internal assessments.

Year One

You will study:

  • Exploring Business.
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign.
  • Managing an Event.
  • International Business.

Year Two

You will study:

  • Personal and Business Finance.
  • Principles of Management.
  • Accounting.
  • Market Research.


As the BTEC is a vocational course there will be a number of trips and visits.

Costs will vary from free to £200 (optional trips).

What can you do after the course?

BTEC National qualifications are valued by employers and lead to opportunities in business specialisms including accountancy, management science, leisure management and marketing.

The course will also meet entry requirements for a range of degrees, HNDs and professional higher education courses.