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Applied Business AS/A2 at Magdalen College School

Course description

This course provides students with a broad introduction to the business sector and should encourage students to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in realistic business contexts, such as discovering the problems and opportunities faced by local business and/or organising an enterprise activity.

Course content

AS units: (Single and double)

INVESTIGATING BUSINESS (portfolio assignment)

PEOPLE IS BUSINESS (portfolio assignment)


AS units: (double award)

MEETING CUSTOMER NEEDS (portfolio assignment)


DEVELOPING A PRODUCT (portfolio assignment)

A2 units: single and double award

Promotional Activities (portfolio assignment)

Managing People (external test)

Managing Resources (portfolio assignment)

Entry requirements

English C

Maths C

If Business GCSE taken must have C or aboe

Future opportunities

Career possibilities:

A very useful qualification for those hoping to go into Business Administration and/or Management. Furthermore, the course is general enough to leave the student with a wide range of options when choosing Higher Education courses and careers in general

Further information

Suitable Combinations:

Business Studies combines effectively with arts, humanities or sciences. It can also be studied alongside an applied subjects such as ICT, Leisure Studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Magdalen College School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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