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Business Studies (AS) at Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School

Course description

AS units and content: AS units: An Introduction to Business (Examination worth 40%) Business Functions (Examination worth 60%)

Entry requirements

A grade B or above in GCSE Applied Business is preferable. If not studied, a grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics and English is required.

Future opportunities

The specifications provide a suitable foundation for the study of Business Studies or related courses in Higher Education. They are also suitable for candidates intending to pursue business careers or further study in Business Studies, or social sciences, or as part of a course of general education.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.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year