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Business Studies AS and A Level at Norton College

Course description

This course will provide you with a broad introduction to the business sector and will
encourage you to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in realistic business contexts.
 

Course content

The content is designed to engage through topics and issues that are relevant in today’s society. You will study contemporary developments such as digital technology, business ethics and globalisation. There is a strong focus on the importance of decision making to improve operational, marketing, human resource and finance performance.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent: 5 A*-C.
English and Maths- C or above.
Specific-B in subject area.

Assessment

AS Level: Paper 1 Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes. 50% of the total AS Level.
Paper 2 Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes 50% of the total AS Level.
A Level: Paper 1 Written exam: 2 hours 33% of the total A Level.
Paper 2 Written exam: 2 hours 33% of the total A Level.
Paper 3 Written exam: 2 hours 33% of the total A Level.

Future opportunities

There are a number of career and university options an A Level in business studies will offer. Possible career choices with A-level Business Studies include management, marketing, finance, accounting, banking, retailing, manufacturing and
local government. If working for someone else isn’t for you, A Level Business will undoubtedly encourage entrepreneurship which may facilitate you starting up your own business.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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