Business

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?

This course will provide you with the opportunity for further progression to a suitable course in Business Level 3. Studying Business will also provide you with excellent skills and knowledge to help you gain employment Progression to Level 3 courses at college is dependent upon meeting the entry requirements for that course.

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