The BTEC Business programme has been designed to prepare students for the fast-paced and constantly evolving world of business, ensuring you have the commercial knowledge and skills you need to work in business or establish your own enterprise.

It is particularly suited to those who want a more practical learning experience and it can be taken alongside or instead of A-Levels.

New specification from September 2020

Our BTEC Business programme changed to follow a new specification from September 2020. Whereas we have traditionally offered an exam-free programme, the new specification now includes a small exam element in addition to coursework. Please find details of this change in the course pages linked below.

BTEC Business Level 3 Extended Diploma

The BTEC Business 180-credit Level 3 Extended Diploma is the vocational equivalent to three A-Levels. It begins in September and is taught over two academic years. Alternatively, students can start in January and complete this programme over five academic terms.

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BTEC Business Level 3 Extended Certificate

The BTEC Level 3 60-credit Extended Certificate is the vocational equivalent to one A-Level. It is taught over sixteen weeks, starting in September.

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The BTEC Plus is a one-year programme devised by Oxford Sixth Form College that combines the study of the BTEC 120-credit Level 3 Business Diploma (equivalent to two A-Levels) with an A-Level subject across one academic year.

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