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AS Level: Business Studies at King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville

Course description

AS Business Studies combines academic study with awareness and understanding of the real business world.

At AS level you will study the way businesses operate and the effect of the external business environment together with the relationships between the various functions within a business.

Unit F291: what businesses do, what businesses need, classification of different businesses, business objectives, the operation of the market and external influences on business behaviour.

Unit F292: marketing, accounting and finance, people in organisations and operations management.


Entry requirements

Pass or above in BTEC Level 2 First in Business or a grade C or above any other social studies GCSE.



 AS:  2 exams  (2 mandatory units)


Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as Accounting or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Business Studies, which could lead onto higher education in areas of business studies, marketing, accounting or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to business studies, marketing, finance and accounting, human resources and public relations. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that would support a trainee management course within a company and help you develop the skills, understanding and experience to work towards management level.

Many students go on to study Business at university, specialising in a number of areas including Business and Marketing and Business and Organisational Management.

The qualification will also give students a clear understanding of many concepts in the world of business and so prepare for employment in a variety of business areas including retail, administration, banking and human resources.



How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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