Business Management

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Course introduction

In Business you will have the opportunity to complete six coursework assignments and two external examinations based on realistic situations linked to working in a variety of business environments. It will give you a good feel for what it is like to be at work as well as developing your organisational and interpersonal skills.

Level

2

Introduction

This course is equivalent to 1 GCSE and is a one year course.

Specific course entry requirements

To study a Level 2 programme you will have achieved a minimum of three grade 3s in your GCSEs, in addition to a grade 3 in English Language and Mathematics (please refer to the Entry Requirements section for further details).

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed trough a mixture of written assignments, practical activities and presentations as well as completing an external exam. 

What will I study?

You can expect to cover the following topics:

• Introduction to Business

• Finance for Business

• Enterprise in the Business World

• Recruitment, Selection and Employment.

Where will this course lead me?

 Successful completion of the course will allow learners to progress to a more specialised and technical level 3 course. 

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Nurturing rising talent

Our Elective Programme is designed to help you develop your gifts and interests as part of an enhanced level 3 programme. We will help you realise your potential by nurturing your talent and preparing you for study at the most prestigious universities or for progression to competitive higher-level apprenticeships. Your options range from our Honours Programme, which might include following a fourth A level, to specialist Futures Programmes that will support your career goals.

Level 2 entry requirements

If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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