Accessibility links

Business - GCE Business Studies at Bedlingtonshire Community High School

Course description

This is an A level in Business Studies qualification which will give students a broad understanding of Business theory. The course is divided into two parts in Year 12 you will complete the AS GCE in Business. This consists of completing two units.

The AS can be taken as a discrete qualification or contribute to 50% of the full A level. The full A level will consist of the two AS units plus two more units so that all students will complete four units of work.

Students will investigate the characteristics needed to be successful in business and how both new and existing businesses generate their product or service ideas and test them through market research. Students will learn about the market and the economic climate along with the finance side of running a business.

Entry requirements

There is no prerequisite to have studied business before although this would obviously be an advantage. You will need to work hard in lesson time in order to cover the content needed. You will also need to complete independent study around the topics. You will need to have good written communication skills and to be organised.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bedlingtonshire Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years