Foundation Diploma in Business

Pearson BTEC International Level 3 

Program Description

Designed as a one-year, full-time course, covering the fundamentals in the business
sector, which supports progression to a work-based learning qualification in the
business sector, or a further year of study at Level 3. It supports progression to
higher education if taken as part of a program of study that includes other BTEC
International Level 3 qualifications or International A Levels.

The qualifications give learners experience of the breadth and depth of the sector
that will prepare them for further study or training. This includes the opportunity
for learners to choose several topics from a selection of options reflecting the
progression pathways in business. The learning program covers the following
content areas:

  • business environments
  • marketing
  • finance
  • international business
  • management
  • enterprise and entrepreneurship.

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Pathway Opportunities

The optional units have been designed to support progression to business courses in higher education, and to link with relevant occupational areas. They cover content areas such as:

  • human resources
  • accounting
  • financial services
  • marketing
  • retail.

The qualifications are recognized by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses, for example:

  • Higher National Diploma in Business
  • BSc (Hons) in Business and Management
  • BA (Hons) in Business and Finance
  • BA (Hons) in Business with Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) in Business Studies
  • BSc (Hons) in International Management
  • BSc (Hons) or BA (Hons) in Marketing
  • BSc (Hons) in Retail Management.

Career Opportunities

After this qualification, learners can also progress directly into employment, however, it is likely that many will do so via higher study. Areas of employment include junior business roles in:

  • marketing
  • administration
  • finance
  • financial services
  • procurement
  • events management
  • human resources
  • other related areas in the business sector

Course Outline

Course length: 1 year (2 terms)
Start dates: October 2020
Fees: 25 000 000 UZS
Academic requirements: Completion of 11 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (no bands less than 5.0)
Award: Pearson BTEC International Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Business