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Business Studies Applied AS/A2 Level at Deyes High School

Course description

Business Studies is an established subject that offers a unique pathway to the world of work as it offers an understanding of business practice, concept and decision making processes.

Course content

Business Studies lessons are varied, interesting and challenging with lively discussions. You will watch documentary material, read articles, work creatively with others and get involved in whole class discussions about the issues we study. Business Studies is an interactive subject and you are encouraged to explore it and deepen your understanding in creative ways that fit how you learn best.

The units are likely to be:

Investigating Business (Project)

People in Business (Project)

Financial Planning (Test)

Business Planning (Project)

The Marketing Environment (Test)

Managing People (Test)

Meeting Customer Needs (Tested)

Business Communications (Tested)

Developing a Product (Project)

Marketing Strategy (Project)

Managing Information (Project)

Managing Change (Project)


All 12 units represent the full double award options.


Entry requirements



There is a split on external exam and coursework as indicated above. All units will be assessed in the summer of year 12 and year 13. The assessment focuses on key skills of knowledge, understanding, application, analysis and evaluation.

Your progress will be assessed on a regular basis by the department to ensure you are confident and competent in your application of Business Studies to meet the needs of ongoing coursework assessment and preparation for external examination.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Deyes High School directly.

Last updated date: 01 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years