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Business AS at Ysgol Maes y Gwendraeth

Course description

Why study Business?
Because of the wide variety of topics covered by the course it will be an excellent foundation for a number of careers such as Marketing, Accountancy, The Law, Computing, Banking. The course also gives an opportunity to develop the necessary skills for running a business. The course is a traditional A level and is accepted as a means of entry on to Finance and Accountancy degree courses.

Course content

  • Marketing – How to win and keep customers. How to create a recognised brand name.
  • Accounts – Profit and Loss Accounts, Money Flow Chart.
  • People’s roles within Business – Human resources.
  • Economics – Government’s ways of controlling the Economy.
  • Business Ownership – Various kinds of owning a business.

Units:

BS1: Business Framework
BS2: Business Roles

Assessment

BS1:

  • 40% of AS
  • Examination Paper: 5 short answer questions based on BS1 specification
  • Written examination: 1hour 15 minutes

BS2:

  • 60% of AS
  • Examination Paper: 3 questions based on a case study
  • Responding to Data
  • BS2 Specification.
  • Written examination
    1 hour 45 minutes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Maes y Gwendraeth directly.

Last updated date: 12 December 2016
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