Students learn to research, give presentations, produce papers and projects, work in teams, develop their communication skills and study a wide range of business topics. There is feedback at the end of each unit, allowing students to develop a clear sense of how they are progressing.
The structure of the qualification allows a great deal of choice and flexibility. All students take core units, which introduce the fundamentals of business organisations as well as other units from more specialist areas.
Students choose one A-Level from the following subjects to study alongside the BTEC, basing their choice on their preferred area of business and aptitude.
Students will take 8 units in total:
With the combination of your BTEC Business Level 3 Diploma and A-Level qualification you can study a variety of subjects at leading UK and international universities. Recent BTEC Plus students have chosen to study business or management at universities such as King’s College London, Surrey, Manchester and Liverpool, whilst others have gone on to study anthropology, politics, international relations, engineering, music management and fashion communication at a variety of universities, including UCL, Exeter, Royal Holloway and Reading.
Students at Oxford Sixth Form College apply to UK universities through the UCAS process and staff are available to give the advice you need to make the best choice.
Universities in the UK make offers to students based on the qualifications being studied, each grade has a potential number of points. The university will make an offer based on the total points expected or on specific grades.
Students could be assessed on:
Exam board: Edexcel
Coursework – 55%
Supervised assessment (with pre- release material and research) – 34%
Formal exam – 11%
For assessment of the A-Level subject you study alongside the BTEC Standard Diploma, please refer to the relevant subject page in the A-Level section of the website.
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