Business Studies - GCE A level at The Mirfield Free Grammar and Sixth Form
Business Studies is an exciting and dynamic subject that reflects the ever-changing nature of the business world. Students will study a wide range of business concepts and theories; from human resources, finance and marketing to business strategy, all of which will give them a winning edge in the employment market. The course aims to introduce students to the principles of business and how to set up a business, including researching the market and employing people. The course also aims to focus on the strategic management of larger organisations and exploring how businesses manage change.
What Is Business?
Managers, Leaders and Decision-Making
Decision making to improve Marketing Performance
Decision making to improve Operational Performance
Decision making to improve Financial Performance
Decision making to improve Human Resource Performance
Analysing the strategic Position of a Business
Choosing Strategic Direction
Strategic methods: How to pursue Strategies
Managing Strategic Change
General Entry Requirements:Minimum of 5 GCSEs 9-4 or A*-C including English Language and Mathematics
Subject Specific Entry Requirements:Grade 4 in GCSE English Language and Grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics
*Please note with government changes to GCSE grading system (9-1) we reserve the right to adjust subject entry requirements and to withdraw subjects which do not meet minimum numbers.
*All subject specific entry requirements are in addition to the General Entry Requirements
Three external examination papers which are equally weighted
16-19 Bursary Fund
This scheme was introduced by the Government to help students study. Contributions and payments ‘in kind’ have been made to students to help with their individual identified needs, such as:
• Stationery costs and packs
• Books and revision guides
• Educational trips/residential trips
• University Open Day visit costs
• Employment/apprenticeship opportunities
Bursaries are available to students in the following categories:
Students who are identified by the government at ‘most vulnerable’ will be eligible for a guaranteed bursary of £1,200.
Family income is below threshold for working tax credits/free school meals.
Students who have an extreme financial barrier, mitigating circumstances and/or a short-term specific educational or independent living cost.
Applications will be issued during Summer 2018 for students to return on Enrolment Day.
For more information contact Sixth Form Admissions on 01924 483666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous students who have successfully completed this course have gone on to pursue degrees in business management, events management, human resources management, international management and marketing. Others have accessed popular combined degree courses such as ICT with business and law with business.
Students will study a wide range of business concepts and theories; from human resources, finance and marketing to business strategy, all of which will give them a winning edge in the employment market.
How to apply
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