Business Studies AS and A level at Eastbrook Comprehensive School
In the first year of A Level Business Studies you will study two modules.
The first module investigates the nature of business
What Businesses do
What businesses need to function Stakeholders
This includes classification, external influences and other influences such as technology and legal aspects. The second module covers marketing, finance, people in organisations and operations management. You will need good communication and written skills and be comfortable with figure work for the finance side of the course.
Students successfully completing the AS level course achieving at least a grade ‘D’ can progress onto the A2 Business Studies course., You can then progress to further studies in Business at a higher level. The course also provides a good grounding for the world of work.
5 GCSE’s at grade C including a C in Maths and a grade B in English. It is not necessary to have studied Business at GCSE level.
Excellent attendance and punctuality are essential. You will be required to complete independent research and study. You will need to complete all homework on time and to the required standard. You are expected to take responsibility for your revision and attend any support sessions whch are offered when preparing for the examination.
100% based on final exams using one seen and one unseen case study.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eastbrook Comprehensive School directly.