BTEC National Diploma in Business (Foundation Programme after O/L's)
What is the Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Business?
National Diploma in Business equips you with a comprehensive understanding of the essential knowledge and skills needed to embark upon a successful business career. This is an alternative to G.C.E. (A/L). The BTEC National Diploma will introduce a broad range of occupational routes available in business which undoubtedly guide you to progress to a more prominent position for further studies or for employability.
The course is designed to suit your abilities and career aspirations: it consists of four (04) compulsory (core) units plus another eight (08) specialist units totaling to 120 credits, guided learning for 9 months.
The structure of the course allows you to focus on your interests, and the areas which you feel will benefit you most, such as understanding business ethics, starting a small business or managing physical resources, etc. All these units have been designed to suit the local and global requirements. Hence, your further studies in SL or overseas, will not be hindered.
Where will this qualification take me?
Upon successful completion of this BTEC National Diploma in Business, you can start the B.Sc. (Hons.) Degree in Business Management or B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Computing offered by, theUniversity of Wales UK, conducted at the Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE). This is an alternative to A/Ls, in Sri Lanka. However, even the students who have failed the A/Ls’ or not got the sufficient entry qualification to State universities, can follow this course and enter to a university degree. Final Certificate of this BTEC National Diploma in Business will be issued by the EDEXCEL of UK.
This BTEC National Diploma in Business is approved and accepted by the University of Wales, UK and almost all Universities in UK and other universities in commonwealth countries, as an entry qualification for their degree programmes.
The path way is as follows:
The BTEC National Diploma in Business has the equivalence of three G.C.E A Levels and it is possible for you to progress further into higher education, as successful BTEC National Diploma qualification gives UCAS points for university applications. Modules have been selected /designed to suit the local & global universities.
With the international recognition of BTEC courses such as this, you can progress straight into employment. If successful there are a variety of potential careers that you can explore, all of which will benefit from your studies.
6 O/L passes with 2 credits for Maths & English. Even the students who have failed their A/L's can follow this course.