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Business Studies at Baylis Court School

Course description

Business Studies is a course that gives you the opportunity to explore the characteristics you will need to develop and be successful in business. You will also learn how new or existing businesses generate their product or service ideas and test them through market research. Studying this exciting course will give you the chance to look at the key activities which you may be involved in if you were to set up and manage a business whether small, medium-sized or large.

You will be introduced to the world of international business and the issues that a company trading internationally would have to consider. You will investigate how firms and individuals may be affected by the growing economic power of India and China. You will be expected to read widely and keep up to date with current business affairs. It is important that you are willing to share your ideas as presentations, debates and discussions will be a regular part of Business lessons. There is also regular use of ICT, as well study trips where you get to experience the business world from industry professionals.

A Level Business is an exceptional passport to degrees in Business, Management, Finance and studying or working aboard.

Entry requirements

In addition to the general entry requirements for the Herschel Consortium, you will need at least a Grade B in Maths and English Language. You do not need to have studied Business Studies at GCSE although if you have, we would expect at least a Grade B. However, it is also important that you have an interest in the world around you.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Baylis Court School directly.

Last updated date: 03 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years