Banking and financial services contribute billions to the UK economy each year. If you want to develop your core knowledge of business and management of company finances, our Business and Finance college course will give you an ideal foundation to pursue a career in these fields, as well as a pathway into further study at degree level. Featuring work placements and industry visits, this finance and business course will give you a strong grounding in general business management, introducing you to financial products and services, principles and ethics in order to give you an edge in your future career, as well as the knowledge and skills you need to manage your own finances. You will also be able to specialise in particular areas, such as marketing, human resources or accounting. Our Business and Finance course is a BTEC National, widely recognised by both industry and higher education as the signature Level 3 vocational qualification. It will give you the blend of technical and academic skills needed to become the kind of highly-skilled, work-ready individual sought after by employers and universities. You will enrol on the National Foundation Diploma (equivalent to 1.5 A-Levels) in year 1 before progressing onto the National Extended Diploma (equivalent to 3 A-Levels).
|Qualification name||BTEC National Extended Diploma in Business|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||18th September 2023|
|Cost description||The fee stated for this course is the 19+ fee provided by the ESFA for courses starting in September 2021. We expect the 2022 fee to be similar so please use this as an approximation for fees until we are provided with the new costings from the ESFA.|
Please refer to the University College Birmingham course page for specific entry requirements.
Year 1 -Recording Financial Transactions -Effective Management of Personal Debt -Personal and Business Finance -Exploring Business -Developing a Marketing Campaign -Managing an Event Year 2 -Cost and Management Accounting -Final Accounts for Public Limited Companies -Legal Principles and Professional Ethics in Financial Services -Principles of Management -Business Decision Making -International Business -Financial Statements for Specific Businesses
No equipment required.
You will be assessed through coursework assignments and projects, some of which will involve industry-related visits and external assessment. Our teaching and assessment is underpinned by our Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy 2021-2024.
Work placements offer a wealth of benefits alongside your studies, helping you put your learning into practice, develop your skills and understanding of the workplace, boost your CV for your chosen career. As part of this business college course, you will undertake a work placement each week during both the first and second year of the course. Some of the employers we have worked with: Soho BID (Birmingham), 001 Inspiration (Birmingham), St Mary s Hospice Shop (Birmingham)