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BTEC Level 3 – Applied Foundations in Business

BTEC Level 3 Ext. Diploma in Business

START:
September, 2019

DURATION:
12 months

 

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business / Applied Foundations in Business

Our BTEC Level 3 Applied Foundations in Business offers students a professional pathway towards higher qualification and employment in business and management. This qualification is awarded by Pearson, the worlds largest learning company to ensure the skills you acquire are recognized worldwide.

This programme is designed to appeal to both students interested in a career in business and to those who already have experience of working in the sector. The course provides in depth understanding of the operations and structures of businesses and equips students with the skills required to succeed in their career as well as at university.

This vocational course is designed in consultation with employers, qualified higher education providers and business experts. The syllabus balances the future professional needs with academic progression through applying practical knowledge to ‘real life’ scenarios. The students get the opportunity to obtain a variety of industry-specific skills, helping them stand out to recruiters.

BTEC Level 3 Ext. Diploma in Business provides pathway towards a rewarding career, with options to transfer to over 200 universities worldwide or gain employment at an entry level.

For programme registration details, contact our Course Advisors here

Why UKCBC Dubai?

  • Credibility
    We are the first UK Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) provider in the UAE.
  • Pearson Qualifications
    Our BTEC & Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, ensuring students gain global recognition for their achievements and serve as a pathway to more than 200 universities globally.
  • Affordable
    We offer attractive tuition fees and flexible installment plans.
  • Practical
    Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge to real world events and situations when completing their assignments.
  • Partnerships
    We are partnered with two prestigious universities – University of Birmingham Dubai Campus & Bath Spa University, UK to allow student progression into their undergraduate programmes.
  • Student Support
    Vibrant student life and dedicated support services offered, including assistance with transportation, visa and accommodation.

Course Assessments

The BTEC Level 3 Ext. Diploma in Business is divided into various modules. As with each Pearson qualification, the course involves both internal and external assessments. Students will give presentations, undertake on-job placements and create independent research projects as part of the grading process.

Main types of assessment:

  • Written reports, essays.
  • Creation of financial documents.
  • Work-based projects.
  • PowerPoint (or similar) presentations.
  • Presentations with assessor questioning.

 

Career Progression

Course Structure

BTEC Level 3 Business students must complete a total of 1080 guided learning hours (GLH); the guided learning hours are broken up by modules, with each module equating to 60 GLH.
Qualification Credit Value: 180 Credit value
Total Number of Units: 18 units (4 mandatory units & 14 specialist units).

Mandatory units

The Business Environment
Business Resources
Introduction to Marketing
Business Communication

Specialist units

Unit 5. Business Accounting
Unit 7. Management Accounting
Unit 10. Market Research in Business
Unit 12. Internet Marketing in Business
Unit 14. Aspects of Employment Law
Unit 16. Human Resource Management in Business
Unit 18. Managing a Business Event
Unit 19. Developing Teams in Business
Unit 21. Aspects of Contract and Business Law
Unit 28. Business Project Management
Unit 29. Understanding Retailing
Unit 36. Starting a Small Business
Unit 39. International Business
Unit 46. Supply Chain Organization

For more information on the course structure, you can connect with our Academic Advisor here

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 4 IGCSE’s including Math, English and a related subject.
  • Grade 10 or equivalent in any curriculum with minimum 55%.
  • BTEC Level 2 in any field.
  • Relevant work experience (for working professionals).
  • Additional English language proficiency may apply where medium of teaching is not English

Students applying for fast track programme must show additional competency and pass an interview with faculty members.

Tuition Fees    

BTEC Level 3 Ext. Diploma / Applied Foundations in Business 

Fast Track (12 month) AED 39,000 Full course
Regular Track (18 – 24 months) AED 27,000 per year

 

Additional Fees 

Administration Fee 

Amount (AED) 

One-time Application fee

500

Security deposit (refundable)

2,000

Transportation Fees

600-800 per month depending on location/emirate

Visa Fee

3,500

Medical Insurance

2,000

Visa deposit (refundable)

2,500

 

Scholarships and discounts available. For more details on the fee structure, scholarships and discounts please contact the UKCBC Dubai team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

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