Students learn to research, give presentations, produce papers and projects, work in teams, develop their communication skills and study a wide range of business topics. There is feedback at the end of each unit, allowing students to develop a clear sense of how they are progressing.
We also take students to visit different companies so that they can see everything they have learned applied in a real-life business situation.
All students take core units which introduce the fundamentals of business organisations as well as other units from more specialist areas.
Students will take 13 units in total:
Students could be assessed on:
Exam board: Edexcel
Coursework – 58%
Supervised assessment (with pre-released material and research) – 31%
Formal exam – 11%
5 GCSEs grade 4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent international qualifications.
For international students who have taken IELTS, we require an overall score of 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 for the writing component.
For international students who have taken IGCSE English (Second Language), we require grade 4 or above.
Whether you are a UK or international student, you must have the motivation to work extremely hard and to meet all deadlines as these are highly intensive courses.
It is graded as Distinction* (=A* at A level), Distinction (=A at A level), Merit (=C at A level) and Pass (= E at A level).
It is a two-year September start or five-term January start course.
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