BTEC International Level 3 in Business

BTEC International Level 3 offers learners aged 16 and above the knowledge, understanding, and skills that they need to prepare for a career or continue in further education. The demand for workforce skills is increasing and the need for global certification in technical and vocational areas is growing. BTEC qualifications are uniquely placed to respond to these skills gaps by providing practical skills assessment and up-to-date career-focused education in traditional and emerging sectors. It is also recognized by Ministry of Education as 3 A ‘levels which is also equal to grade 12.

Studying a BTEC in Business gives you the scope to develop a broader understanding of business organizations and practices, providing subject specific skills and knowledge about markets, customers, finance operations and so on.

Why BTEC International Level 3?

  • Available in a range of sectors for learners who wish to explore a work-related qualification or specific industry area. 
  • Offers learners industry knowledge, transferable skills, and behaviors to prepare them for a career or to continue education.
  • Flexible and modular course structure to fit in with existing curriculum requirements.
  • Delivered to schools and colleges in 50 countries.

Program Structure

BTEC Level 3 requires 4 semesters for 1 year and 4 months.

Total credits: 180 (1080 Guided Learning Hours)

Program delivery: 40-50 credits per semester

    • A recognized 10th-grade original certificate.
    • Students joining MCBS must go through an English placement test to determine the appropriate English level before joining BTEC Program.
    • Students must bring copies of their civil ID and passport.
    • Students must bring 2 passport-size photos.


1080 GLH/ 180 credits

Course NameCredit Value
Semester 1
Exploring Business15
Research and plan a Marketing Campaign15
Business Finance15
International Business 10
Semester 2
Managing an Event15
Team Building10
Pitching for a New Business10
Business Ethics10
Semester 3
Principle of Management10
Market Research10
Work Experience in Business10
Semester 4
Business Decision Making20
Investigating Customer Service10
Visual Merchandising10
Creative Product Promotion10

Upon successful completion of the Level 3 BTEC in Business, students gain a solid foundation that opens up various career opportunities in the business sector. Graduates may seek entry-level positions in marketing, finance, human resources, sales, and management. Additionally, many students use this qualification as a stepping stone to pursue higher education, such as a university degree in business-related disciplines or specialized fields like finance, marketing, transport & logistics management, international business and aviation management.

Some potential career paths include:

  • Business advisor
  • Cashier/ Accountant
  • Management consultant
  • Project Supervisor
  • Marketing Executive
  • Retail Supervisor

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