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Applied Business AS A2 at Kettering Buccleuch Academy

Course description

This AQA AS and Advanced GCE enables candidates to develop both a broad understanding of Applied Business principles and gives them the opportunity to focus on a specific pathway, eg Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Administration. In addition, the qualification covers a mixture of teaching and learning experiences from the theoretical through to those with a clear practical emphasis.

Course content

The specification encourages candidates to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • The practices and techniques used within marketing, finance, operations management, human resource management and the links between them.
  • The processes, attractions and risks of setting up an enterprise.
  • The relationship between the business and the changing external environment.
  • Social and ethical issues in business.

Entry requirements

Study of business at GCSE achieving a C or above grade, or 5 GCSE A*-C grades (Business studies at GCSE is not a requirement)


AS 2 coursework units 1 written exam

A2 2 written exams 1 coursework unit

Further information

For further information please contact Mr Jitesh Vekaria
All courses are subject to change. You are advised to contact Kettering Buccleuch Academy directly to check courses are still running.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kettering Buccleuch Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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