1Course Overview

A Level Business Studies inc Exams

Course code: OSC1299

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  • Official Edexcel Business Studies A Level
  • Full Course Materials
  • Full Tutor Support
  • Study at your own pace
  • Exam Fees Included - we'll book your exams for you when you're ready!

Study A Level Business Studies from the comfort of your own home - without the stress of booking exams!

As well as your A Level course materials and tutor support, this course includes the examination fees needed to successfully gain your A Level Business Studies qualification and those all-important UCAS points.

On this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain up to 56 UCAS points to help you land your dream place at university
  • Study at your own pace with no strict deadlines to contend with

Studying A Levels with us lets you choose when you take your exams, so that you are always fully prepared.

When you are ready, we will book the exams for you so you can focus on your studies - a convenient and stress-free way to study that fits around your existing commitments.

Simply receive your course materials online or by post and start studying to gain that all-important A Level.

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2Course Content

Qualification Code: 9BS0

Theme 1: Marketing and People
  • Meeting customer needs
  • The market
  • Marketing mix and strategy
  • Managing people
  • Entrepreneurs and leaders
Theme 2: Managing Business Activities
  • Raising finance
  • Financial planning
  • Managing finance
  • Resource management
  • External influence
Theme 3: Business Decisions and Strategy
  • Business objectives and strategies
  • Business growth
  • Decision-making techniques
  • Influences on business decisions
  • Assessing competitiveness
  • Managing change
Theme 4: Global Business
  • Globalisation
  • Global markets and business expansion
  • Global marketing
  • Global industries and companies (multinational corporations)
3Other Information
Exams and Assessment

To achieve the full Business Studies A Level you will be assessed across the four themes. All themes will be assessed by 3 paper-based exams. A more detailed breakdown of the exam is provided below:

  • Paper 1: Marketing, People and Global Business – 9BS0/01
  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weighing: 35% of A-Level
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Assessed: Any content from themes 1-4 and from local, national and global contexts.
  • Assessment format: Data response questions including one extended open-response question

 

  • Paper 2: Business Activities, Decisions and Strategy – 9BS0/02
  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weighing: 35% of A-Level
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Assessed: Any content from themes 2-3 and from local, national and global contexts.
  • Assessment format: Data response questions including one extended open-response question

 

  • Paper 3: Investigating Business in a Competitive Environment – 9BS0/03
  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weighing: 30% of A-Level
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Assessed: Any content from all themes and from local, national and global contexts.
  • Assessment format: Data response questions including one extended open-response question
  • For Paper 3, there will be a pre-released context document sent to you by the examination centre once you are registered for the exam.
Course Duration

You have 2 years to complete this course. Your only deadlines are the A Level examinations, which you will be able to take in May/June 2019 at the earliest.

The examinations for this course will be taken at a centre in Birmingham; we will book these for you when you feel you are ready. Additional exam centres in various locations will soon become available. 

Study Method

This course enables you to study for an A Level in Business Studies by distance learning at home or at work. Your course materials will be sent by post or via email - you choose! Full tutor support will be available via email, so help is only a click away! Your course pack will include self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked study questions, so you can monitor your progress.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this home learning course you will receive an A Level in Business Studies issued by Edexcel. 

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

Is this the same qualification as an A Level from a school or college?

Yes! You study the same coursework, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is designed to be studied from home, and you receive full tutor support via email.

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

It is recommended that you have a reasonable GCSE grade in Business Studies to enrol on this course, however, this is not essential.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College study pack
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  • * Not included with the online study option
Is there a required reading list?

There is no required reading for this A Level. However you will need to conduct your own research using the internet.

Do I have to sit an exam?

Yes, you will need to take the standard A Level examinations in order to fully complete this course; we will book these exams for you. The first available examination date for this syllabus is in May/June 2019.

Please note: you will need to sit these exams in the Birmingham examination centre.

Are there any additional costs?

No, all costs are included within the price!

What if I live outside the UK?

You are still able to study this A Level course but must take the examinations within the UK as this is the only guaranteed way to access examination centres.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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