Business Studies “ Preparation for the world of work”. BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Business Mr Wright-Hanson. How the course is assessed?. BTEC Business Studies is both coursework and exam based.
BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Business
BTEC Business Studies is both coursework and exam based.
Internal assessment –Learners complete projects and coursework assignments set by the teacher. Of the units, 75 per cent are
External assessment - Learners are externally assessed using an onscreen test. Edexcel sets and marks the test. The assessment must be taken by the learner under examination conditions.
Unit 1: Enterprise in the Business World
Unit 2: Finance for Business
Unit 9: Principles of Marketing
Optional Specialist Units
Unit 4: Principles of Customer Service
Unit 8: Recruitment, Selection and Employment
Unit 10: Using Business Documentation
Unit 6: Introducing Retail Business
Business Studies combines well with any A Level subject and will add breadth to those following courses in science, languages or purely arts subjects. It also complements subjects such as Geography, Sociology and Psychology.
Many students who choose to study Business at KS5 go on to study a related degree at university, as Business Studies forms an excellent basis for many future careers such as banking, finance, law, ICT, marketing and human resource management.
This course requires students producing significant amounts of written work to high standards.