Why should I study this subject?
These are specialist courses which focus on the education and training of students who are interested in a career in business.
It is a vocational qualification which means that whilst providing one A-Level equivalent qualification in Business, it also provides students with the opportunity to learn and develop skills for employment. It can also lead to further study in Business related fields at university.
You can follow a BTEC Business course at New College in the following way:
BTEC Extended Certificate which over 2 years is equivalent to 1 A-Level and will cover all of the core units plus an additional 2 units including, for example, health and safety at work.
What will I study?
The new BTECs are made up of mandatory and optional units. Mandatory units are assessed in three ways: by assignments that are set and marked by staff at New College, tasks that are set and marked by the exam board and written exams that are set and marked by the exam board. Optional units are set and marked by staff at New College.
What are the entry requirements?
Please refer to our Course Specific Entry Requirements table here