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Business Studies AS Level - One Year at The Sixth Form College Colchester

Course description

Business Studies aims to make you think critically about business. Business Studies at this level encompasses many disciplines and covers different forms of organisation and business activity. The course integrates ideas drawn from various disciplines, including Economics, Accounting, Law, Government, Sociology and Psychology.The course focuses on small to medium sized businesses operating within national, as opposed to international, markets. It includes the teaching and learning of transferable skills such as calculations, interpreting and analysing data, applying knowledge to unfamiliar situations, developing arguments and making judgements and decisions.

Entry requirements

GCSE English Language and Maths: minimum B grade in one and grade C in the other. As well as a grade B or above in at least one predominantly written based subject (English, English Language,English Literature, History, Religious Studies or Sociology).Students are not required to have studied this subject at GCSE, but will be expected to have a good level of numerical and written skills.

Further information

We do, in a small number of exceptional cases, consider late applicants , especially if there are extenuating circumstances.
Please contact our Admissions Team directly if you wish to explore this possibility further.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sixth Form College Colchester directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: AS and A2 are each one academic year