Business Studies A Level at Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form
Business Studies provides a broad introduction to the business sector and encourages the development of skills, knowledge and understanding in realistic business contexts. For the AS, you will study three units: Investigating Business (internally assessed portfolio); People in Business (internally assessed portfolio) and Financial Planning and Monitoring (external examination). For more information on this course, please see our Sixth Form prospectus which is available from our website www.bordgrng.bham.sch.uk.
Unit 1: Investigating Business
Unit 2: People in Business
Unit 3: Financial Planning and Monitoring
Grade B or 5 in English Language and grade 5 in Maths desirable
Grade B or Merit in Business if studies at GCSE/Level 2
Unit 1 and 2 : internally assessed
Unit 3: External examination
A school bursary may be awardred to students meeting the relevant financial criteria.
16-18 card for reduced fare on public transport (offered by TWM on Buses only)
These courses will enable you to choose from a variety of areas to specialise in at higher levels or in the world of work. The course provides numerous opportunities in Business and/or it compliments a number of other courses to broaden your skills.Successful achievement on this course will allow you to continue onto A2 Applied Business where a further three units are studied: Business Planning (internally assessed portfolio); Marketing Strategy (internally assessed portfolio) and Managing People (external examination). This course will enable you to choose from a variety of areas to specialise in higher levels at college or university or in the world of work - finance, accountancy, banking, insurance, marketing, research, statistics, public relations, advertising, human resource management, personnel, training, management, law, politics, economics, mathematics, teaching, ICT, computer studies/science ... many, many more areas.
For more information contact Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form on 0121 464 3316 or visit our website www.bordgrng.bham.sch.uk.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form directly.