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Business Studies OCR Technical at All Saints' Academy

Course description

OCR Technical Business will provide the opportunity for students to explore the world of business in an academic and highly practical and topical way. AS and A2 Business focuses heavily on topical business news and events, which also links closely with politics.

Students develop an understanding of how various business departments operate as part of a cohesive business, such as; Marketing, Finance & Accounts, Economics, Human Resources, Law, Business Management, Event Management and Sales.

There will be a range of practical activities such as: planning and running a business, organising an event and setting up a website. There will be visits to local and national businesses. There is also a Business Studies trip to New York in Year 13.

Course content

There will be a range of practical activities such as: planning and running a business, organising an event and setting up a website. There will be visits to local and national businesses. There is also a Business Studies trip to New York in Year 13.

Entry requirements

Students with a Distinction in Business for NCFE and BTEC Level 2 or a B grade at GCSE Business.
 
Students who haven’t studied Business will be assessed on their individual merits and require a B grade or above in English and Maths.

Assessment

Year 12:
1 exam and 1 coursework piece
Unit 1 – Investigating People at Work (exam) 66%
Unit 8 – Human Resources (coursework) 33%
 
Year 13
Unit 2 – Working in Business (exam) 33%
Unit 5 – Marketing (coursework) 33%
Unit 4 – Customers and Communications (coursework) 33%

Future opportunities

The course can lead to university degrees in Business, Law, Finance, Accounting, Management or Economics. Full time employment in Business - areas such as
Marketing, Sales, Finance, Customer Service, Events Management, Human Resources, Production, Administration and Retail.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact All Saints' Academy directly.

Last updated date: 24 October 2016
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Key information

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

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