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Business Studies GCE A Level at Sir Harry Smith Community College

Course description

COURSE OVERVIEW The Business studies course enbles you to learn the practical application of business concepts and reinforce your understanding of theories and concepts. You will learn about entrepreneurship, customer service, emerging markets, globalisation and migration.

You will acquire a range of important and transferable skills such as; data analysis, presenting arguments, recognising the nature of problems, time management, conducting research, analytical and critical thinking, communication and technology.

Course content

The Businees Studies course enables you to learn the practical application of business concepts and reinformce your understanding of theories and concepts. You will learn about entrepreneurship, customer service, emerging markets, globalisation and migration.

You will acquire a range of important and transferable skills such as; data analysis, presenting arguments, recognising the nature of problems, time management, conducting research, analytical and critical thinking, communication and technology.

Entry requirements

Minimum Grade B at GCSE Business or equivalent in English and a humanities subject. You should also have an interest in exploring the world of business.

Assessment

Assessment will allow students to demonstrate their knowledge in financing and managing a business, strategies for a successful business, the business environment and managing change within a business.

Units are assessed via a mixture of case studies, presentations, data response, multiple choice and extended responses.

Future opportunities

The Business Studies course can lead to a future in business either at a university or in employment. There are a vast variety of careers in business, such as Human Resources, Operation Management, Accountancy, marketing and Sales.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact the Careers Coordinator at the College.

 Usually as part of a full-time programme

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir Harry Smith Community College directly.

Last updated date: 16 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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