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Business Studies IGCSE

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 Title:Business Studies IGCSE

Awarding Body:Cambridge International Examinations

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

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.

Course Info

Course Title:Business Studies IGCSE

Awarding Body:Cambridge International Examinations

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

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

Assessment

To achieve an IGCSE in business studies you will be assessed across the 6 sections. All sections will be assessed by 2 paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:

Paper: Paper 1 Business Studies Type: Written examination Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Weighing: 50% of the IGCSE Total Marks: 80 Assessment: Four questions with a mixture of short answers and structured data responses

Paper: Paper 2 Business Studies Type: Written examination Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Weighing: 50% of the IGCSE Total Marks: 80 Assessment: Four questions based on a case study Although you are assessed formally by examination, you will also be required to submit tutor-marked assignments. These are designed to help you and monitor your progress.

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

Awarding Organisation

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (Cambridge IGCSE) are international qualifications that are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.

Section 1: Understanding Business Activity
Business Activity
Classification of businesses
Enterprise, business growth and size
Types of business organisation
Business objectives and stakeholder objectives

Section 2: People in Business
Motivating workers
Organisation and management
Recruitment, selection and training of workers
Internal and external communication

Section 3: Marketing

Marketing
Market Research
Marketing Mix
Marketing Strategy

Section 4: Operations Management

Production of goods and services
Costs, scale of production and break-even analysis
Achieving Quality Production
Location decisions

Section 5: Financial Accounting and Decisions

Cash flow and working capital
Income statements
Balance sheets
Analysis of accounts

Section 6: External Influences on Business Activity

Government economic objectives and policies
Environmental and ethical considerations
Business and the international economy

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 our partner OSC.

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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

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

Assessment

To achieve an IGCSE in business studies you will be assessed across the 6 sections. All sections will be assessed by 2 paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:

Paper: Paper 1 Business Studies Type: Written examination Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Weighing: 50% of the IGCSE Total Marks: 80 Assessment: Four questions with a mixture of short answers and structured data responses

Paper: Paper 2 Business Studies Type: Written examination Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Weighing: 50% of the IGCSE Total Marks: 80 Assessment: Four questions based on a case study Although you are assessed formally by examination, you will also be required to submit tutor-marked assignments. These are designed to help you and monitor your progress.

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

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 our partner OSC.

Section 1: Understanding Business Activity
Business Activity
Classification of businesses
Enterprise, business growth and size
Types of business organisation
Business objectives and stakeholder objectives

Section 2: People in Business
Motivating workers
Organisation and management
Recruitment, selection and training of workers
Internal and external communication

Section 3: Marketing

Marketing
Market Research
Marketing Mix
Marketing Strategy

Section 4: Operations Management

Production of goods and services
Costs, scale of production and break-even analysis
Achieving Quality Production
Location decisions

Section 5: Financial Accounting and Decisions

Cash flow and working capital
Income statements
Balance sheets
Analysis of accounts

Section 6: External Influences on Business Activity

Government economic objectives and policies
Environmental and ethical considerations
Business and the international economy

Awarding Organisation

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (Cambridge IGCSE) are international qualifications that are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.

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WAS £414.00

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Method of study

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