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Level 2 Programmes
Business Studies
GCSE Applied (Double Award)
This practical, work-related course is studied for one year and is worth two GCSEs. The two units assessed via controlled assessment are Peo- ple in Business and Marketing and Customer Needs. The two examined units are Setting up a Business and Business Finance.
Additional Entry Requirements
Students will need at least two GCSEs at grade C or the new grade 4 to qualify for this programme and/or an average of D or 3 grades at GCSE overall.
There are four units in the GCSE Applied in Business Studies: Two units are internally assessed using controlled assessments and two units are externally assessed via exams.
Our delivery of this course is specially designed to allow you to be successful in achieving the minimum level expected by employers and universities in one year (measured as a number from 2017 onwards). It aims to develop your previous achievement in reading and writing, including narrative writing and writing to present a viewpoint.
Assessment will be by exam only. The teachers have an excellent un- derstanding of the skills and techniques required to pass this essential quali cation.
Additional Entry Requirements
Open to all students but those with a D grade or above tend to be most successful.
External exam and controlled assessment.
Further course information can be found at:

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