Business Studies AS and A2 Level 3

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Business Studies AS and A2 Level 3
Qualification level Level 3
Course webpage
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 September 2020
Additional price description 0
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

Introduction to the Course This is a wide ranging course containing a number of elements which are taught in modular form but which are also integrated through the use of case studies. Frequent reference is made to live business stories and the department makes extensive use of current affairs to support student learning. Students are taught business theory in order to solve business problems e.g., financing expansion abroad, strategies for cutting work forces.

3. Entry requirements

Standard entry requirements and a 5 in English Language and Mathematics or a 6 in Business Studies, if it was taken at GCSE. An interest in current affairs is extremely important in determining how much the student will succeed and be engaged by the subject.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Course Content Theme 1: Marketing and People Theme 2: Managing Business Activities Students will develop an understanding of: Students will develop an understanding of: • Meeting customer needs • Raising finance • Marketing mix and strategy • Managing finance • Entrepreneurs and leaders • External influences • The market • Financial planning • Managing people • Resource management Theme 3: Business Decisions and Strategy Theme 4: Global Business This develops the concepts introduced in Theme 2 This develops the concepts introduced in Theme 1 Students will develop an understanding of: Students will develop an understanding of: • Business objectives and strategy • Globalisation expansion • Decision-making techniques • Global marketing (multinational corporations) • Assessing competitiveness • Global markets and business • Business growth • Global industries and companies • Influences on business decisions • Managing change AS Level: The 1 Year AS Level course has the same content as the first year of the A2 Level course and therefore students can take the AS exam at the end of Year 12 whilst being taught in the A Level group. A Level: This is a 2 year course with all module exams taken at the end of the 2-year period. Future Career Progression The qualification will obviously help in any business-related degree. However, it also has applications in any career; the student will learn about motivational techniques, personal as well as business finance and legal employment issues. The breadth of subjects covered may provide leads for the student then to study one of these specialist topics at university.

6. Venue

Name WG6
Address Wilmington Grange
Parsons Lane
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Phone 01322226351

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