IGCSE Business Studies

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£355.00

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IGCSE

Edexcel

12 months

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.† You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

 
Course Description

This IGCSE Business Studies Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.

This course will help students develop an understanding of this challenging subject, either with a view to further study at A' Level or simply to supplement their portfolio.

What is the course title and code for this qualification?

IGCSE in Business Studies (Edexcel 4BS0)

Paper 1: Business Studies Paper code: 4BS0/01
- Externally assessed

The assessment of this qualification is through a two-hour examination paper, set and marked by Edexcel.

Single tier of entry.
The total number of marks available is 100.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.† All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

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Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.† The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method††††††††††† Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Online £295.00 Nil £295.00
Instalment Option 1 Online £160.00 £48.75 X 4 months £355.00
Instalment Option 2 Online £88.75 £88.75 X 3 months £355.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Modules

Unit 1:† Business Activity and the Changing Environment†

  • Objectives
  • Types of organisation
  • Factors of Production†
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary activity
  • Location
  • Government influences on business activity and objectives
  • External influences
  • Judging Success
  • End of Unit Submission††

Unit 2:† Human Resources†

  • Internal Organisation
  • Communication
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Training
  • Motivation and Rewards†
  • End of Unit†Submission

Unit 3:† Accounting and Finance†

  • External and Internal Sources of Finance
  • Budgets and Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Cost and Break Even Analysis
  • Financial Statements†
  • Ratios and Performance
  • End of Unit† Submission†

Unit 4: Marketing†

  • The Market
  • The Marketing Mix
  • Market Research
  • End of Unit†Submission††

Unit 5:†Production†

  • Economies and Diseconomies of Scale
  • Methods of Production
  • Productivity
  • Quality
  • End of Unit† Submission
Awarding Organisation

Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A levels.

In the UK, Edexcel work with more than 5,000 secondary schools, 450 further education colleges, 70 higher education institutions and more than 700 employers and training providers. As the company responsible for marking the national Key Stage 2 and 3 tests, they are also now working with 20,000 junior schools. Internationally, Edexcel operate in 112 countries and every year more than four million people trust their respected learning programmes and qualifications.

 

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