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International A' Level Business CIE Course

Enrolment Fee £450.00

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Instalment plan: £170 deposit, then 4 monthly payments of £70

Course Description

This International A' Level Business Course with Cambridge enables you to understand and appreciate the nature and scope of business, and the role it plays in society. The course covers economic, environmental, ethical, governmental, legal, social and technological issues, and encourages a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value. Students will examine the management of organisations and, in particular, the process of decision-making in a dynamic external environment.

UCAS points: Yes

Hours required: 360

Support: 2 years

Course code: 9609

What can you do with A' Level Business?

The skills you gain from A' Level Business will allow you to go into Industries as diverse as chemicals, utilities, fashion, health, grocery and construction. All these require managers with a clear understanding of systems, efficiency and operational issues.

If you are looking to progress onto University, students in the past have taken subjects in marketing, finance, human resources, computing/ICT and international business management.

Alternatively, you might have ambitous plans to start your own business!

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Modules

AS Level

Candidates for the Cambridge International AS Level in Business study the following topics:-

  • Enterprise
  • Business structure
  • Size of business
  • Business objectives
  • Stakeholders in a business
  • Management and leadership
  • Motivation
  • Human resource management (HRM)
  • What is marketing?
  • Market research
  • The marketing mix
  • The nature of operations
  • Operations planning
  • Inventory management
  • The need for business finance
  • Sources of finance
  • Costs
  • Accounting fundamentals
  • Forecasting and managing cash flows
The AS level consists of two examinations papers.

Full A' Level

Candidates for the Cambridge International A' Level in Business study the ABOVE AS Level topics and the following:-

  • Enterprise
  • Business structure
  • Size of business
  • Business objectives
  • Stakeholders in a business
  • External influences on business activity
  • Management and leadership
  • Motivation
  • Human resource management (HRM)
  • Organisational structure
  • Business communication
  • What is marketing?
  • Market research
  • The marketing mix
  • Marketing planning
  • Globalisation and international marketing
  • The nature of operations
  • Operations planning
  • Inventory management
  • Capacity utilisation
  • Lean production and quality management
  • Project management
  • The need for business finance
  • Sources of finance
  • Costs
  • Accounting fundamentals
  • Forecasting and managing cash flows
  • Budgets
  • Contents of published accounts
  • Analysis of published accounts
  • Investment appraisal
  • What is strategic management?
  • Strategic analysis
  • Strategic choice
  • Strategic implementation
The A' level consists of three examinations papers.

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are 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 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

What support do we offer with your A' Level Course?


Before you start your tutor will contact you to welcome you and, if you’re new to Learn Now, help you understand what study will be like. They’ll also clarify how and when they can be contacted, and how quickly they will respond to you.

Once you’ve started your tutor will mark and provide feedback on your assignments and support your progress throughout the course.


Assessment

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

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.


Course

Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

Pay in Full

£395.00

Nil

£395.00

Full A' Level

Instalment Option

£170.00

£70.00 x 4 months

£450.00

IAS or IA2 Level

Pay in Full

£295.00

Nil

£295.00

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

Awarding Organisation

CIE - Cambridge International Examinations

Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.

Specification code

A' Level Business CIE: 9609




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