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Business and Enterprise - BTEC Extended Diploma in Business Level 3 Year 2

This second year will further develop your business skills and complete the two-year diploma.

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Key information

Course code: B09042 Course type: International, Full-time, 16-19 (full-time) Duration: 1 Year Start date: September 2018 Entry requirements: Year 1 of BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Business Level 3 End qualification: BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Business Level 3 Awarding body: Pearson UCAS tariff: 56 in Year 1, 168 in Year 2 Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, Central Campus Assessment: Written assignments, controlled assessments, presentations, formal talks and discussions. Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

Course aims and areas

If you have an entrepreneurial streak, a creative spark and have big, bold ideas for a potentially lucrative career, then Business at Brighton MET is for you.

This course will give you the foundation to go on to degree level study, an apprenticeship, or into the workplace, with with the skills needed to manage a business or social enterprise, or work in a large corporate company.

Whether you are heading for self-employment or big business, you will develop a range of essential business techniques and personal attributes.

You will gain knowledge of marketing, recruitment and current business affairs, enabling you to choose specialist progression pathways or continue to keep your options open.

Course Units

Course units include:

  • Exploring business
  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Personal and business finance
  • Managing an event
  • International business
  • Principles of management

Why the MET?

To make sure your course is relevant and based around current business practices, this course includes an annual trip to New York, placements, practical experience, exciting term trips and engaging guest speakers.

Our highly-qualified tutors have a wide range of industry backgrounds, including event management, finance, marketing and sales, both in the UK and overseas. 

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our central campus.  

Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries and the beach.

Entry Requirements

Specific entry requirements may vary depending on the type of course and the level of entry. Click here to find out more about entry requirements for our 16-19 (full-time) courses.

All 16-19 (full-time) courses require an application review meeting. This is a chance for us to talk through your choice of choice and ensure it's right for you.

There are specific CEFR proficiency requirements for international students.

Course Costs

All 16-19 (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31 August 2017. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment. The cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.

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Work experience

All students will have the opportunity to undertake 30 hours of work experience, which will provide invaluable links with local employers.

Some of our business students have the opportunity to take part in high-quality work experience with Lloyds Bank.

Brighton MET is keen to offer our students work experience placements, particularly with the increasing importance for students to complete placements as part of their study programmes across all industry areas.

This is an exciting opportunity for employers and students alike to gain something valuable with long-term benefits for the business and for students.

What's next?

Alternatively, completing the Level 3 in Business offers a lots of opportunities through university and apprenticeship programmes.

Related topics at university including:  

  • Business FDA - Brighton MET 
  • Event & Tourism Management FDA - Brighton MET
  • Project Management
  • Retail and Merchandising
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Marketing

Future careers can include:

  • Marketing assistant 
  • Admin assistant
  • Retail assistant/supervisor
  • Human resources assistant
  • Finance assistant
  • Events assistant

  • Access to quality teaching resources, rooms and studios
  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • Library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks
  • A travel agency and a hair and beauty salon, both open to the public and offering exceptional value

Additional Costs

You will also have to purchase a uniform and xxx. Some financial help may be available.

Additional Costs
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Potential
Careers

Potential Careers

Financial manager or director

Typical Tasks:

  • Participates in the formulation of strategic and long-term business plans, assesses the implications for the organisation financial mechanisms and oversees their implementation.
  • Plans external and internal audit programmes, arranges for the collection and analysis of accounting, budgetary and related information, and manages the company.
  • Determines staffing levels appropriate for accounting activities.
  • Assesses and advises on factors affecting business performance.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

53 Available opportunities 2.3% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £25,526

AVERAGE £50,193

POTENTIAL £99,860

Desired Skills:
  • Active Listening
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Speaking
  • Learning Strategies

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Public relations professional

Typical Tasks:

  • Discusses issues of business strategy, products, services and target client base with senior colleagues to identify public relations requirements.
  • Writes, edits and arranges for the effective distribution of press releases, newsletters and other public relations material.
  • Addresses individuals, clients and other target groups through meetings, presentations, the media and other events to enhance the public image of an organisation.
  • Develops and implements tools to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of public relations exercises.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

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62 Available opportunities 2.3% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £18,330

AVERAGE £30,381

POTENTIAL £48,009

Desired Skills:
  • Writing
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Active Learning
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Listening
  • Mathematics

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Business, research or administrative professional n.e.c.

Typical Tasks:

  • Coordinates the organisation's services and resources, liaises with other senior staff.
  • Analyses internal processes and systems, recommends and implements procedural and policy changes.
  • Recruits and manages staff, assigns and delegates tasks and duties, makes changes in procedures to deal with variations in workload.
  • Develops plans, sets objectives and monitors and evaluates performance.
  • Prepares and reviews operational and financial reports.
  • Controls and administers budgets.
  • Advises national and local government on the interpretation and implementation of policy decisions, acts and regulations, and provides technical assistance in the formulation of policy.
  • Co-ordinates and directs the activities of Revenue and Customs offices, Job Centres, Benefits Agency offices and other local offices of national government.
  • Registers and maintains records of all births, deaths and marriages in local authority area, issues appropriate certificates and reports any suspicious causes of death to the coroner.
  • Negotiates and monitors contracted out services provided by the private sector to local government studies and acts upon any legislation that may affect the local authority.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

0 Available opportunities 4.6% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £26,774

AVERAGE £41,145

POTENTIAL £67,880

Desired Skills:

Business or related research professional

Typical Tasks:

  • Liaises with production team to generate and develop ideas for film, television and radio programmes.
  • Research sources for accurate factual material, finds suitable contributors to programmes or print features and deals with any copyright issues.
  • Briefs presenters, scriptwriters or journalists as required via verbal or written reports.
  • Provides administrative support for programme development such as booking facilities.
  • Provides support to criminal intelligence or to military or other security operations by gathering and verifying intelligence data and sources.
  • Presents findings in the required format, via written reports or presentations.
  • Researches images for clients in a wide range of media using specialist picture libraries and archives, museums, galleries etc., or commissions new images.
  • Liaises with client on the appropriate image/s to be used.
  • Deals with copyright issues and negotiates fees.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

159 Available opportunities 2.3% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £20,690

AVERAGE £33,462

POTENTIAL £51,656

Desired Skills:
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Mathematics
  • Science

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