AS Level Business Studies

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AS Level Business Studies Introduction Business Studies will help you to develop a critical understanding of how businesses operate and therefore a better understanding of the economic dimension of our society. It will help you to develop research skills, communication skills, analytical and evaluation skills, which can be applied to a range of circumstances and situations. The course is broken down into 10 topic areas. The AS qualification and first year of the Linear A level cover topics 1-6, leaving areas 7-10 in the second year of the full A level award. It is anticipated that the AS course will run alongside the first year of the Linear A level course. Why study Business Studies at A Level? The course develops skills in the following areas: • Presenting Arguments – you will learn to make judgements and justify recommendations on the basis of the available evidence • Problem Solving – you will learn to solve problems and make decisions using appropriate business tools and methods • Planning – you will learn to take into account the demands of a task and the time available to complete it • Conducting Research – you will learn to research aspecific theme in preparation for one or more tasks • Data Skills – you will learn to manipulate data in a variety of forms and to interpret results

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Name: AS Level Business Studies Qualification title: GCE AS Level in Business Qualification type: GCE A/AS Level or equivalent Assessment Awarding Assessment & Qualifications Alliance Created 20151021 14:08:49 Updated 20160909 09:43:45

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