Business Studies AS A2 at Northampton School for Girls
Description of the subjectBusiness Studies encourages the development of an awareness of business behaviour and a critical understanding of organisations, as well as a range of skills including research, analysis and evaluation which will be of particular help to those aiming for Higher Education. Business Studies is a very popular subject because it is topical and relevant to everybody - it is about what is happening in our world, now!
What you will do· Study Marketing, Accounting and Finance; People and Operations Management; External Influences, Objectives and Strategy.· Work on Case Studies and Stimulus Response questions.· Develop analytical skills and apply business knowledge.· Use a variety of learning resources.
Qualifications to start the courseYour qualifications should, ideally, include a minimum of a grade B in Mathematics at GCSE.
Future prospectsStudents can progress to:· Any degree course although it is a particularly good introduction to Business or Management Science degree courses.· A very wide range of careers, including finance, marketing, retail management, and human resources.· Self employment.
Student comment"Business Studies is interesting because it is related to the real world.""It has helped me to understand what is happening in the world - I find it fascinating!"
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton School for Girls directly.