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Business with IT (in Business with Extended cert in IT) (Level 3 Diploma)


Course Overview

BTEC National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualifications at level 3. Equivalent to 3 A Levels, this course combines both Business & IT allowing you to progress to further study in both subject areas. The course will provide the knowledge, understanding & skills necessary if you wish to pursue a career in either IT or Business. It is designed to meet the needs of employers and allow progression to higher study e.g. Foundation Degree in Business and Enterprise (Validated by Ulster University) at NWRC or Foundation Degree in Information Technologies (Validated by Ulster University). .
  • Start Date
    6 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Business with IT (Diploma in Business with Extended cert in IT)
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St
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Course Modules

  • Exploring Business
  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Managing an Event
  • International Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Work Experience in Business
  • Website Development
  • Using Social Media in Business
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSE’s (Grade C or above) to include English AND Mathematics or equivalent. Level 2 Diploma in IT or Business with English and Mathematics GCSE Grade C or equivalent.

ROI Requirements

4 OLC’s (Grade 05 or above) to include English AND Mathematics OR Leaving Cert Applied - Merit

Work Placement

The course includes a Work Placement Module in the second year.

What's Next?

Further Study

After completing the Level 3 qualification you may progress on to a number of higher level study options, including: Foundation Degree in Business and Enterprise (Validated by Ulster University); Foundation Degree in Information Technologies (Validated by Ulster University); BSc Hons Business with specialisms at Ulster University and Business related Degree programmes at other UK universities

Career Prospects

Successful completion of this course will enable you to apply for entry level employment in the fields of Business, Management or Information Technology.


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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
    Tipsudar Cochrane
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    This course had a huge impact on my life. Not only did it give me the confidence to start my own photography business, but I also gained friends for life!
    Linda McGlinchey (Photography)

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