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Business Studies at St Birinus School

Course description


  • Unit 1 Planning and Financing a Business.
  • Unit 2 Managing a Business.


  • Unit 3 Strategies for Success.
  • Unit 4 Business Environment & Change.

    Students get an introduction to the scope of Business Studies within the context of starting a business and financial planning and go on to improving the effectiveness of a business.

    In Units 3 & 4 students focus on measuring performance and assessing appropriate functional strategies to achieve success using information, measuring performance, making financial decisions.

  • Entry requirements

    If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.

    However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Birinus School directly.

    Last updated date: 09 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years