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Business Studies A level at Shoreham Academy

Course description

AS Subject Content

Theme 1: Marketing and People

  • Meeting customer needs
  • The market
  • Marketing mix and strategy
  • Managing People
  • Entrepreneurs and Leaders

Theme 2: Managing Business Activities

  • Raising finance
  • Financial planning
  • Managing finance
  • Resource management
  • External influences

A2 Subject Content

Theme 3: Business Decisions and Strategy

  • Business objectives and strategy
  • Business Growth
  • Decision - making techniques
  • Assessing competitiveness
  • Managing change

Theme 4: Global Business

  • Globalisation
  • Global markets
  • Global marketing
  • Multinationals

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE A*-C which must include GCSE Maths and English.

Assessment

AS

  • Paper 1: 50% of AS - Marketing and People
  • Paper 2: 50% of AS  - Managing Business Activity

Both papers are 90 minute written examinations. Data response questions and one extended open response question externally assessed.

A2

  • Paper 1: 35% Marketing, people and global Business
  • Paper 2: 35% Business Activities, decisions and strategy

Both papers are 120 minute written examinations.

Data response questions and one extended open response question externally assessed

  • Paper 3: 35% Investigating business in a competitive environment.

Paper 3 draws from all four themes and is based on a pre-release context.

Future opportunities

University to study business related or other subjects, accounting, working for local and national government, marketing HR.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shoreham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

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