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Business AS/A2 at West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy)

Course description

Fancy yourself as the head of a successful business? Got your own ideas for new products or services? Or maybe you want to work for a large multinational company in marketing or human resources? No matter what your vision, A Level Business Studies offers you not just an incredibly powerful start to business life but also to build a range of transferable skills relevant to many disciplines. All the key topics of starting then managing a successful business are covered in this course and offers you a perfect opportunity whether moving to work or higher education

Course content

AS Level • Planning and Financing a Business • Managing a Business A2 Level • Strategies for Success • The Business Environment and Change

Entry requirements

5 A*-C grades including Maths and English A Business related GCSE is not necessary

Assessment

Year 12: 100% Examination – BUSS1 and BUSS2 exams at the end of the course Year 13: 100% Examination – BUSS3 and BUSS4 exams at the end of the course

Future opportunities

This course offers not just a route into running your own business but the widest possible range of business related careers including accountancy, marketing and human resource management. It also offers you the chance to develop the skills and knowledge needed to progress to higher education. Business Studies complements many subjects.

Further information

The popularity and success of this subject means there are a wide range of opportunities for: • group work • teacher led activities • discussion • independent research • analysis of existing businesses • exam board conferences • use of ICT

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Coventry 6th Form (Woodlands Academy, Tile Hill Wood School, Westwood Academy) directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 52 Weeks - 104 Weeks

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