Business Studies - AS

L3 Level 3
Part Time
31 August 2020 — 13 June 2021
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

The Business Studies AS Level programme is a one-year course of study.

What you will study

AS-level Business Studies encourage learners to:

  • Develop an enthusiasm for studying business
  • Gain an holistic understanding of business in a range of contexts
  • Develop a critical understanding of organisations and their ability to meet society’s needs and wants
  • Understand that business behaviour can be studied from a range of perspectives
  • Generate enterprising and creative approaches to business opportunities, problems and issues
  • Be aware of the dilemmas and responsibilities faced by organisations and stakeholders 
  • Acquire a range of relevant business related skills, including decision making, problem-solving, the ability to work with others and improving your own performance

There will be two exams. The first one will focus on business opportunities and the second will focus on business functions including Marketing, Finance and People and Operations Management.

Course fee per year

Exam Fee: £60.00

Course Fee: £460.00

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade A* - C to include English and Maths. Individual subjects may require higher grades. Mature learners without these qualifications may be accepted after an interview with the subject tutor. 

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

31 August 2020

End date

13 June 2021

Time of day

Night Time

Part Time

3 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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Course code

ASCC3P01
L3

Qualification

Business Studies - AS

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