BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business

BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business


The foundation course can be considered as a pathway from high school to university & college. It serves as an essential introductory program to prepare students for their undergraduate experience.

Programme Overview

The BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business is offered as a full-time course that covers the fundamentals of business as an industry. It provides opportunities for project-based learning which proves helpful for when students continue their higher education. The course also provides support for students to help them understand various sectors of business and it encourages students to identify undergraduate courses that will further pave the way for them to follow a career of their choice.

Key Features

  • Eases undergraduate academic experience by establishing a foundation in the study of business
  • Helps students explore their interests and opportunities
  • One-year, full-time course
  • Provides students the opportunity to learn independently
  • Trains students with skills of researching, actively and methodically

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    Top Skills you will Learn

    Problem-solving and critical thinking, Application of creative solutions, Ability to approach familiar and unfamiliar issues , Application of available resources and technology for learning and development , Interpersonal skills such as team-work and communication , Independent development and growth , Influencing and negotiating skills , Adaptability to changing conditions and resilience

    Future Prospects

    Students pursuing the BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business can progress into higher education by considering a Higher National Diploma programme or an Undergraduate Programme related to business and/or its specialisations such as Business with Accounting and Finance, Business with Marketing and International Business.

    Who Is This Programme for?

    The Pearson BTEC International Level 3 qualifications in Business is created keeping in mind the student demography between the age of 16-19 who look forward to pursuing a career in business, primarily through higher education.

    Minimum Eligibility

    Students who have successfully completed senior secondary schooling are eligible to enrol for BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business.

    BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business


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    Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Business

    Mandatory Units
    Exploring Business
    Research and Plan a Marketing Campaign
    Business Finance
    Business Decision Making
    Team Building in Business
    Career Planning

    Learning Objectives

    • Learn the practice of critically analysing academic theories
    • Explore varying business processes including marketing, team building and finance
    • Develop an understanding of existing career opportunities
    • Acquire the skills to use Harvard Referencing and writing assignments using credible sources
    • Identifying credible theories and sources
    • Practice researching and using combinations of research to propose best practices and innovative ideas