Merthyr Tydfil College

Full Time BTEC National Diploma in Business E Strategy / Welsh Baccalaureate

Merthyr Tydfil College
In Merthyr Tydfil

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Typology BTEC
Location Merthyr tydfil (Wales)
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Merthyr tydfil (Wales)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

The BTEC qualification encompasses a broad range of business fields, including human resource management, finance, law, marketing, as well as e-Business subjects including web and database design and is equivalent to three '-A' levels. Assessment is by in-course assignments. In particular, the skills acquired will enable successful candidates to combine conventional business skills with.

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Merthyr Tydfil
Ynysfach, CF48 1AR, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
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Location
Merthyr Tydfil
Ynysfach, CF48 1AR, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
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To take into account

· Requirements

Candidates are normally expected to possess 4 GCSE grades, at A - C or equivalent BTEC/NVQ Level 2. Mature applicants are welcome and may be accepted without the prerequisite entry requirements. In all cases, acceptance on the course is by interview.

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme


BTEC National Diploma in Business (E-Strategy) / Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate (equivalent to 4 A Levels)

Duration: Full Time 2 years

Course Description
The BTEC qualification encompasses a broad range of business fields, including human resource management, finance, law, marketing, as well as e-Business subjects including web and database design and is equivalent to three â€-A' levels. Assessment is by in-course assignments. In particular, the skills acquired will enable successful candidates to combine conventional business skills with modern electronic and Internet developments, or to establish and maintain a business wholly online.

The Welsh Baccalaureate runs alongside the BTEC and combines visits and projects that develop you as an individual helping to prepare you for the next steps in your career, either for work or university entrance. This qualification will enable you to complete keys skills considered important by employers and universities. You will cover subjects such as Wales Europe and the world, individual research, work experience and community work.

What you will Study
Successful candidates will study eighteen vocational units in total. Year 1 subjects may include: Computer Applications for Financial Management, Effective People and Communications, The Internet and e-Business, Advanced Databases, Investigating Business Resources, Exploring Business Activity, Marketing, Website Production and Computer Animation and Team Development.

Year 2 subjects may include: Managing a Business Event, Web Production, Internet Marketing, Organisational Systems Security, Improving Performance in the Workplace, Managing Physical Resources, Supply Chain Management, Understanding Retail and HRM in Business.

Students will study the Welsh Baccalaureate along side the diploma, this covers subjects such as Wales, Europe and the World, Work Related Education, Personal and Social Education.

On Completion
This qualification is level 3 and equivalent to four A levels. Consequently, successful candidates may decide to enter into higher education in a variety of business/e-business related subjects. For those candidates who want to enter employment immediately, suitable positions can be sought in the private, public and voluntary sectors in a wide variety of fields.

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