Course: BTEC Level 3 in Business

Department: Business and Management

Type: 16+

Duration: One or two years

The Course

This course offers exciting opportunities to gain an in-depth understanding of business principles and practice. You will develop skills, knowledge and confidence in a range of business environments and management activities, and benefit from engaging with business people and employers.


A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma
  • Two-year Extended Diploma.

What You Study

  • Exploring business
  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Personal and business finance
  • Managing an event
  • International business
  • Principles of management 
  • Pitching a business idea
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Work experience and employability
  • English and Maths, as required.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma or equivalent. One satisfactory reference is also needed.

George Thornham

BTEC Level 3 in Business

George secured an exciting role with internationally renowned high-end department store Harrods thanks to the skills and knowledge he developed studying Business at Bishop Burton College.