BTEC National Diploma Level 3 (BTEC BUSINESS)

The business sector is expansive and exciting with many opportunities available across finance, HR, IT, marketing and public relations, media, and many more. If you like have a zest for hands-on learning, BTEC National diploma Level -3 extended in Business is for you.

BTEC National diploma in business is accepted by many universities worldwide as A-level equivalents. Employers and universities highly value the practical, real-world skills BTEC Nationals learners demonstrate. It will lay the foundations for your future career.

These qualifications will help you gain an understanding of the sector that will allow you to progress to university, an apprenticeship or directly to some careers in the sector.

It’s a coursework based qualification designed to give students the skills they need to move on to higher education at a university or College. BTEC Level 3 Extended National diploma is undertaken as an educational pathway by students after completion of IGCSE, O’Levels and Matriculation. BTEC National diploma, Level -3 extended maintains the same equivalences, benchmarks and other articulations as any other Level 3 qualifications for example A’ Level, HSSC and high school diplomas etc.

Programme Structure:

Students will study following units/courses in 4 semesters.

1 The Business Environment

2 The Business Resources

3 Introduction to Marketing

4 Business Communication

5 Business Accounting

6 Accounting systems

7 Creative Product Promotion

8 Market Research in Business

9 Relationship Marketing

10 Internet Marketing in Business

11 Recruitment and Selection in Business

12 Human Resource Management in Business

13 Training in the Business Workplace

14 Managing a Business Event

15 Developing Teams in Business

16 Managing Physical Resources in a Business Environment

17 The Impact of Communications Technology on Business

18 Business Markets and the Economy

Where will a BTEC National Diploma Level 3 (BTEC BUSINESS) take me?


You will be ready for a wide variety of degrees in the business sector leading to some exciting career opportunities. For example, you may wish to study a BSc in Business Management. Make sure you check the entry requirements for degree programmes, as they can vary.


After studying at degree level in university, you will be able to explore careers such as:

  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Sales
  • Services Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Strategy