Business - GCSE

GCSE

In Birmingham

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    GCSE

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

This one year course looks at how firms organise themselves. Topics covered include organisation structure, marketing, enterprise, finance and production. The course also describes the commercial services available to firms. Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to develop their decision making skills through the use of case studies and other problem solving techniques.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Birmingham (West Midlands)
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1 Belgrave Road, Highgate, B12 9FF

Starts

On request

To take into account

Students must fulfil the basic requirements of a GCSE timetable and also have a D in English. The course would be suitable for students who are thinking of following a career in business and in addition provides a sound foundation for further study of the subject at higher levels.

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Course programme



Business - GCSE

What are the main features of this course?
This one year course looks at how firms organise themselves. Topics covered include organisation structure, marketing, enterprise, finance and production. The course also describes the commercial services available to firms. Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to develop their decision making skills through the use of case studies and other problem solving techniques.
Hours of Lessons per Week : 3.7 Indicative Group Size : 20

How is the course assessed?
The examination consists of three units Unit 1 is a controlled assessment task in the form of a report, which will be about Marketing and Enterprise. Unit 2 is a paper exam that assesses the course on the topic of people and business. Unit 3 is based on a pre-released case study covering production, finance and external business environment. This scheme of assessment is untiered covering all of the ability range A* - G.

Who should study this course?
Students must fulfil the basic requirements of a GCSE timetable and also have a D in English. The course would be suitable for students who are thinking of following a career in business and in addition provides a sound foundation for further study of the subject at higher levels.

Where can I go next?
Students can progress from this course to BTEC National Business or an A Level in Business Studies or Accounting. In addition, the course would be highly suitable as a preparation for a career in management, administration, accountancy, marketing etc.

Business - GCSE

Price on request