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Economics & Business (Edexcel) at St Augustine's Catholic College

Course description

The Edexcel AS and A2 GCE in Economics & Business aims to
encourage students to:
develop an interest in and enthusiasm for the study of
business and economics
gain a holistic understanding of business
develop a critical understanding of organisations and
their ability to meet society’s needs and wants
generate enterprising and creative solutions to business
problems and issues
be aware of the ethical dilemmas and responsibilities
faced by organisations and individuals
appreciate the contribution of economics to the
understanding of the wider economic and social
environment
develop an understanding of a range of economic
concepts in a variety of different contexts
use an enquiring, critical and thoughtful approach to the
study of economics and an ability to think as an
economist
Course Contents
AS Units (Year 1)
Unit 1: Developing New Business Ideas (25%)
Unit 2: Business Economics (25%
A2 Units (Year 2)
Unit 3: International Business (25%)
Unit 4: The Wider Economic Environment and Business (25%)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Augustine's Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014

Key information

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

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