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Business at Visions Learning Trust UTC

Course description

Key features of the specification

„. The qualification is built around a core unit with an enterprise theme, to enable students to think of a new

business idea and how they might research and develop it. Students will think about how their learning

applies to their own business idea.

„. The qualification will introduce students to international business, equipping them either to work in or to

manage a business in an international context.

„. The GCEs enable progression from GCSEs in Business Studies, Business and Economics, Applied Business

and Business and Communications.

„. An Advanced GCE in Economics and Business with its economics content will give students enhanced

career choice and progression opportunities.

„. The specification may be co-taught by two or more teachers.

„. Guidance will be given within the specification on possible ways of teaching topic areas.

„. A variety of assessment techniques will be used – supported multiple-choice questions, data-response

questions, case studies and a decision-making report.

Entry requirements

It is strongly recommended that learners starting a Year 12 programme that includes AS and A-level courses achieve at least 3 GCSEs at grade B in addition to the requirements given above.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Visions Learning Trust UTC directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year