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Business Studies at Carshalton Boys Sports College

Course description

The aims of the BTEC Level 3 in Business Studies course are to develop a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value; to create awareness that business behaviour can be studied from the perspectives of a range of stakeholders and the wider business environment concerned with economic, environmental, ethical, government, legal, social and technological issues; finally to equip students with a range of skills, including decision-making and problem-solving in the light of evaluation. By the end of this course students will have a good insight into how businesses operate and be able to apply analytical and evaluative skills to case study scenarios.

Course content

Year 1 - Certificate (2 Units)
Unit 1: Exploring Business. Assignment set and marked internally
Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign. Assignment set and marked by Person
Year 2 - Extended Certificate (4 Units)
Unit 3: Personal and Business Finance. Written exam set and marked by Person
Unit 4: Optional unit selected internally

For the Extended Certificate the written exam is 33% of the total marks available.
There is no examination for the Certificate. Students who enrol for the course would normally enrol for the Extended Certificate.

Entry requirements

Grade C or above in English and Mathematics. GCSE in Business Studies would be an advantage but not essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carshalton Boys Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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