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Business Studies at Buckinghamshire UTC

Course description

Edexcel Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced GCE in Business Studies

Edexcel’s Advanced GCE in Business Studies comprises four units and contains an Advanced Subsidiary subset of two AS units.

„.The Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Business Studies is the first half of the GCE course and consists of Units 1 and 2a. It may be awarded as a discrete qualification or contribute 50 per cent of the total Advanced GCE marks.

„.The full Advanced GCE in Business Studies award consists of the two AS units (Units 1 and 2a), plus two A2 units (Units 3 and 4a)<) which make up the other 50 per cent of the Advanced GCE. Students wishing to take the full Advanced GCE must, therefore, complete all four units.

Edexcel Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced GCE in

Economics and Business

Edexcel’s Advanced GCE in Economics and Business comprises four units and contains an Advanced Subsidiary subset of two AS units.

„.The Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Economics and Business is the first half of the GCE course and consists of Unit 1 and 2b. It may be awarded as a discrete qualification or contribute 50 per cent of the total Advanced GCE marks.

„.The full Advanced GCE in Economics and Business award consists of the two AS units (Unit 1 and Unit 2b), plus two A2 units (Unit 3 and Unit 4b) which make up the other 50 per cent of the Advanced GCE. Students wishing to take the full Advanced GCE must, therefore, complete all four units.

The structure of these qualifications allows teachers to construct a course of study which can be taught and assessed either as:

„.distinct modules of teaching and learning with related units of assessment taken at appropriate stages during the course; or

„.a linear course which is assessed in its entirety at the end.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buckinghamshire UTC directly.

Last updated date: 30 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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