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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma inBusiness

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma courses follow GCSEs and are equivalent to studying three A Levels. The purpose of the course is to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the wider elements of business that will give you the vital skills, knowledge and applied experience to be successful in the business realm.

The course is a mix of practical and academic learning, including research-based tasks and presentations, with guest speakers and visits to different types of businesses.

Awarded By:

Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

Key Facts

Programme Costs:

The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.



Awarding Body:

Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

Course Code:

  • 24/25TFH7111

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

2 Years


  • September 2024


The course is a mix of practical and academic learning, with guest speakers and visits to different types of businesses.

The course is based on 13 units, covering mandatory and optional, which include:

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Decision Making


Your course will be a mixture of research-based tasks, presentations, online exams, and a paper exam. Exams are marked externally.

Depending on your age, course fees may be waived. Contact Student Recruitment for up-to-date information. An additional fee of £80 applies to this course to cover trips and materials.


  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English and Maths
  • BTEC First Diploma Level 2 in Business at Merit grade, including English and Maths


The Extended Diploma is designed to prepare you for roles in retail, manufacturing, online business, and other opportunities, such as Higher Apprenticeships. The course will also prepare you for Higher Education, as it carries UCAS points.

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