Business and Management (Pre-U) at Norton Hill School and Midsomer Norton Sixth Form
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.
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.
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.
Year 12 The Business Environment Operations and Project Management People in Organisations
Year 13 Finance and Accounting Marketing Personal Investigation
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
Grade 6 in GCSE English Language or Business and a grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics.
Students studying Pre-U Business & Management will have a clear desire to pursue a degree course at university
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norton Hill School and Midsomer Norton Sixth Form directly.