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Business and Management (Pre-U) at Somervale School

Course description

The course will blend academic rigour and the development of practical skills. Students will investigate key strategic decisions that are made by small, medium and large enterprises in the face of new economic and challenges and opportunities which include:

  •  China & India as emerging economic powers
  •  The importance of Corporate social responsibility
  •  Driving efficiency, for instance, by means of improved waste management or via off-shoring

Furthermore, students will also generate a thorough understanding of the fundamental divisions within most businesses. Students will also undertake a personal investigation into a chosen area of interest, which will involve working closely with a local business. This personal investigation represents 25% of the final grade.

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE English Language or Business and a grade C in GCSE Mathematics.

Future opportunities

Students studying Pre-U Business & Management will have a clear desire to pursue a degree course at university

Further information

Who Might the Course Suit?

Students who will enjoy this course will have a clear interest in the world around them; they will be curious about the causes and effects of the global financial crisis & how businesses have responded to this and other challenges in the global world of business.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 April 2015

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