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Business Studies (BTEC) at Nicholas Chamberlaine School

Course description

Business studies is a real world subject, what you learn you will use in everyday life. This course covers the theories and concepts of business decision making and explores the business environment. At A2 level you will have the opportunity to investigate marketing concepts in more detail.

Business Studies will complement most other subject choices e.g. ICT, Languages, Maths, Psychology

Course content

Business Studies is a real world subject meaning that what you learn you will use in everyday life. This course covers the main theories and concepts of business decision making and explores the business environment. It also looks at the differing resources that businesses may use and the main marketing concepts used within businesses. You will also have the opportunity to study two further optional units which will be completed in the second year of study. Business Studies will complement most other subject choices e.g. ICT, Languages, Maths, Psychology Over the course of 2 years you will study 6 units: There are 4 mandatory units: 1 The Business Environment 2 Business Resources 3 Introduction to Marketing 4 Business Communication On top of these mandatory units you will study 2 further units that will be chosen in discussion with yourselves. Some previous units studied are: Starting a small business Understanding Retail Business Accounting Recruitment and selection in Business

Assessment

100% Coursework

Future opportunities

This subject leads to careers in all sorts of industries such as economics, marketing, sciences, entrepreneurship. All careers will gain a significant boost from having a formal business education behind them.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nicholas Chamberlaine School directly.

Last updated date: 09 December 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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