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Applied Business AS/A Level at Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan

Course description

In this course the students develop an understanding of how businesses operate in the real world. They discover the functions of businesses in areas such as marketing, finance, human resources, physical resources and event organisation; and how each work together as part of maintaining a successful business operation. This course comprises 3 or 6 units taken over 1 or 2 years.

Course content

AS Unit Titles
Comprises 3 units:

  • Investigating People at Work*
  • Investigating Business
  • Investigating Marketing

A2 Unit Titles
Comprises 3 units:

  • Business Development*
  • Managing and Developing People
  • Organising an Event

*Externally assessed units

Entry requirements

4 GCSE grade A* to C with preferably C in English Language.


2/3 of the course is portfolio based and internally assessed by course tutors.
1/3 is externally assessment through examination in Jan/Jun.

Future opportunities

After the successful completion of the initial three units during year 12, students may wish to complete, during the year 13, the further three A2 units to gain their full A Level award.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years