Business Extended Certificate

Entry Requirements:

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4, including Maths and English.

Why Should You Take This Course?

This is a practical course where you will look at real-life situations to help develop the skills and knowledge required in modern business. It will give you an insight into current commercial trends and an appreciation of the demands of the UK business environment. You will cover a many topics such as accounting, finance, people management and marketing. You will study issues by relating them to case studies of actual businesses and the problems they experience.

Course Content
In the first year you will study two core components consisting of:
Unit 1 - Exploring Business
Unit 2 - Developing a Marketing Campaign

In your second year you will study one core unit and one optional unit:
Unit 3 - Personal and Business Finance
Unit 8 - Recruitment and Selection Process

How will I be assessed?
You will produce a portfolio of coursework. Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range of activities including assignment and project work, case studies, role play and oral presentation. You will also be assessed through an external controlled assessment set by the examining body. There will also be an
external examination.

Are there any special expenses?
There may be trips that enrich the curriculum.

What could I do next?
This course will earn you UCAS points if you wish to study at University. If you wish to venture straight into the world of work, this is a university recognised vocational qualification which will teach you many useful and transferable skills.
Business Studies graduates are in growing demand in Accountancy, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Banking. This qualification can help set you apart from other applicants and provide you with essential knowledge that will help prepare you for the world of work.

Equivalent to 1 A Levels


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