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Business Studies IGCSE

/ Edexcel IGCSE / UOL39

The IGCSE Business Studies course is designed to help meet the needs of those who want an introduction to this challenging subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects.

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course duration: 200 hrs

study type: online

Course Description

IGCSE Business Studies This IGCSE Business Studies Distance Learning course is designed to help meet the needs of those who want an introduction to this challenging subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects.

Business Studies encompasses many of the aspects of everyday transactions, from setting up a company to understanding how purchases are made, from understanding how marketing works to accounting and finance.

This IGCSE Distance Learning Business Studies course is designed to help meet the needs of those who want an introduction to this challenging subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects.

This qualification will provide you with a broad introduction to the key components of this exciting and challenging field.

Modules

Unit 1: Business Activity and the Changing Environment
Types of organisation
Factors of Production Primary, secondary and tertiary activity.
Location
Government influences on business activity and objectives
External influences
Judging Success

Unit 2: Human Resources
Internal Organisation Communication
Recruitment and Selection
Training
Motivation and Rewards

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

Unit 4: Marketing
The Market
The Marketing Mix
Market Research

Unit 5: Production
Economies and Diseconomies of Scale
Methods of Production
Productivity
Quality

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge required to access any of our IGCSE courses, but they do require literacy and numeracy skills.

Assessment

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.

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

Awarding Organisation

Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall.Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally. IGCSE in Business Studies (Edexcel 4BS0/01)

Support

This course is provided to you in online format. Upon enrollment onto the course you will receive login details to access the course materials. You will get full tutor support via email You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. The course materials and support will be provided by UK Distance Learning and Publishing.

course description

Course Description

IGCSE Business Studies This IGCSE Business Studies Distance Learning course is designed to help meet the needs of those who want an introduction to this challenging subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects.

Business Studies encompasses many of the aspects of everyday transactions, from setting up a company to understanding how purchases are made, from understanding how marketing works to accounting and finance.

This IGCSE Distance Learning Business Studies course is designed to help meet the needs of those who want an introduction to this challenging subject either with a view to further study at A Level or simply to supplement a portfolio of IGCSE/GCSE subjects.

This qualification will provide you with a broad introduction to the key components of this exciting and challenging field.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge required to access any of our IGCSE courses, but they do require literacy and numeracy skills.

assessment

Assessment

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.

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

support

Support

This course is provided to you in online format. Upon enrollment onto the course you will receive login details to access the course materials. You will get full tutor support via email You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. The course materials and support will be provided by UK Distance Learning and Publishing.

modules

Modules

Unit 1: Business Activity and the Changing Environment
Types of organisation
Factors of Production Primary, secondary and tertiary activity.
Location
Government influences on business activity and objectives
External influences
Judging Success

Unit 2: Human Resources
Internal Organisation Communication
Recruitment and Selection
Training
Motivation and Rewards

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

Unit 4: Marketing
The Market
The Marketing Mix
Market Research

Unit 5: Production
Economies and Diseconomies of Scale
Methods of Production
Productivity
Quality

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall.Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally. IGCSE in Business Studies (Edexcel 4BS0/01)