course provides a broad introduction to business and will appeal to
students who are interested in business and who wish to move onto a
related career or further education. The course is made up of 3
compulsory units and 3 optional units. The compulsory units are:
optional units are:
course includes trips to both public and private sector organisations,
as well as guest lectures by speakers from a variety of business
Finance and Individuals and the Organisation are externally assessed
through tests. All the other units are internally assessed through
assignments set and marked by the course lecturers.
should normally possess either 2
GCSEs (grade ‘D’ or above), an appropriate Foundation GNVQ or
equivalent. They will also need to provide satisfactory references.
qualification allows students to go onto higher level qualifications
such as the Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education in Business, an
A level programme, or straight into work. It can prepare students for a
range of jobs in the public and private sectors, for example in office
administration, financial services, sales, distribution and production.