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Economics and Business at Retford Oaks Academy

Course description

2 Units at 'AS' level, including:

Unit 1 Developing New Business Ideas: Students will study motivation for business start up, financial aspects of business start up, characteristics of entrepreneurs, new business ideas and strategy.

Unit 2 Business Economics: Students will study markets, business operations, macroeconomic environment and change, uncertainty and risk


2 Units at 'A2' level, including:

Unit 3 International Business: Students will study the world of international business including key players in the world economy, interdependence, globalisation and multinationals.

Unit 4 The Wider Economic Environment and Business: Students will study the UK economy, government decision making and intervention, market failure, economic policy, regulation of markets and the welfare state.

Entry requirements

AS': At least grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics A2': At least grade D in 'AS' Economics and Business

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Retford Oaks Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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