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A-Level Business (AQA) at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

New specification for September
AS Business Studies (AQA)
King’s Cross Centre
1 year – Year 1
Level 3
What will I study?
During this course you will demonstrate the interrelated nature of business using business models, theories and techniques to support analysis of contemporary business issues and situations  to  provide  a  dynamic  specification. The content is designed to engage students through topics and issues that are relevant in today’s society. You will study key contemporary developments such as digital technology and business ethics and globalisation is covered throughout the topics.
Units include:
• What is business?
• Managers, leadership and decision making
• Decision making to improve marketing performance
• Decision making to improve operational performance
• Decision making to improve financial performance
• Decision making to improve human resource performance
A2 Business Studies (AQA)
King’s Cross Centre
1 year – Year 2
Level 3
What will I study?
You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse data, think critically about issues and make informed decisions, all skills that are needed for further study and employment.
Units include:
• Analysing the strategic position of a business
• Choosing strategic direction
• Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
• Managing strategic change

Entry requirements

General A-Level entry requirements - Three GCSEs at grade B or above plus two further GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent). At least four GCSEs must have been assessed through examination, including English Language and Maths.
What are the additional entry requirements for this course?
GCSE Maths at grade B or above and a grade B in at least one of the following GCSE subjects: English Language, History, Politics, Economics, Business Studies, Sociology and a good reference.
For entry to the second year of the A-Level, you will need:
AS Business Studies at grade D or above, the entry requirements for AS Business Studies and a good reference or recommendation from your Tutor.

Further information

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Westminster Kingsway College directly.

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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