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Business Studies (A2) at Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School

Course description

AS and A2 units and content: AS units: An Introduction to Business (Examination worth 40%) Business Functions (Examination worth 60%) A2 units: 1 Mandatory Unit: Strategic Management (Examination worth 60%) 1 Optional Unit from: Marketing Business Production Accounting People in Organisations (Examination worth 40%)

Entry requirements

A grade B or above in GCSE Applied Business is preferable. If not studied, a grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics and English is required.

Future opportunities

The specifications provide a suitable foundation for the study of Business Studies or related courses in Higher Education. They are also suitable for candidates intending to pursue business careers or further study in Business Studies, or social sciences, or as part of a course of general education. You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as Accounting to prepare for higher education in areas of business studies, marketing, accounting, finance, human resources or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to business studies, marketing, finance and accounting, human resources and public relations. You could also look at doing a trainee management course within a company to gain the skills, understanding and experience that they require so you can work at management level.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years