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Business Studies A Level at Holy Family Catholic High School

Course description

The General Certificate in Education for Business has been designed to form a qualification that provides theoretical knowledge and understanding of this particular area. This is an ideal qualification for those students who want a detailed understanding of businesses and develop critical thinking skills needed by industry. This course will allow students to progress to further education or employment.

Course content

Candidates for the AS/A2 Business will study 4 units (2 in Year 12 & 2 in Year 13). All units are externally assessed.

Year 12 Units of study:-
Unit 1 - Planning & Financing a Business
Unit 2 - Managing a Business

Year 13 Units of study:-
Unit 3 - Strategies for Success
Unit 4 - The Business Environment & Managing Change

Students who achieve this qualification will be fully prepared to enter a variety of Degree Level courses.

Entry requirements

Students entering this course should have achieved grade C or above at GCSE. Skills in Mathematics, English and ICT will be particularly relevant. Many of the activities are group based and an excellent attendance level is essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holy Family Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 February 2017
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