Course Information

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

Pearson
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 03 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 18
Course Coordinator: Daniel.Bateson@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 03 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 18
Course Coordinator: Gabriel.Keown@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 03 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 510
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 18
Course Coordinator: Amanda.Moss@swc.ac.uk

Description

This two-year course is equivalent to 3 A Levels. It’s designed to give you the knowledge, skills and understanding to secure employment in the business sector or to progress to Higher Education. You can opt to leave after one year of study, which will give you a 90 Credit Diploma, which is equivalent to 1.5 A Levels.

Additional Information

This course offers additional qualifications in areas such as: Financial Trading, Leadership and Team Skills, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Social Media

Course Content

You’ll study technical and theoretical units in areas including: marketing, finance law, e-business, human resources management, retail. Learning is enhanced by real life projects, industry visits, work placement and expert lecturers. You’ll also experience the international dimension of business and have the opportunity to participate in European project work.

Assessment Method

The course is assessed through assignments, presentations, and project-based coursework. There are no formal examinations. Each module will be awarded a specific Grade with an overall summative Grade on completion. This final Grade attracts UCAS points in the same way as A Levels.

Progression Opportunities

On successful completion, you can go into employment or start your own business. You can also progress to Higher Education including the following courses at the South West College: Foundation Degree in Business Services Management (validated by Ulster University), Foundation Degree in Financial Services (validated by Ulster University), Higher Level Apprenticeship in Accounting.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at Grades C or above including English Language and/or Maths, or successful completion of a Level 2 related qualification. Equivalent to 3 A Levels. Please check with the individual Course Co-ordinator on application. Criteria may be subject to change. Students who don’t possess a Grade C in English, Maths and ICT will be required to complete Essential Skills qualifications in these subject areas.