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Business (Applied) AS/A2 level at St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

Course description

The GCE in Business can be studied at both AS and A level. The course comprises of 3 AS units whilst the A level requires students to complete the AS & 3 new units.

The school has a proven track record of delivering vocational education and has seen many students use this course as a vehicle to achieving a more secure route to Higher Education. All courses will develop knowledge and understanding of business organisations and provide students with an opportunity to apply their learning in a practical and realistic way.

Course content

AS Themes

  1. Marketing & People
  2. Managing Business Activities

A Level Themes

  1. Business Decisions and strategy
  2. Global Business

Entry requirements

It is expected that students have at least grade 5 in English & Maths for entry to the course


At AS themes 1 & 2 are assessed through two externally examined papers.

At A Level themes 1, 2, 3 and 4 are assessed through three externally examined papers.

Future opportunities

Successful students may have the opportunity to progress to an HND or a degree course at the end of two years.

Many of our students have gone on to study degrees at institutions of Higher Education. This qualification prepares students to work in a wide range of occupations in:

  • Commerce
  • Finance
  • Travel
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Retailing
  • Personnel

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 November 2017
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