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Business Studies AS and A level at Eastbrook Comprehensive School

Course description

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. 

Entry requirements

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. 

Assessment

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.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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