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IGCSE Business Studies Distance Learning Course

IGCSE Business Studies Distance Learning Course

[ UIG02 ]

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Course Description

Our 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.

COURSE DETAILS
  • Course Length - 12 Months
  • Award Received - IGCSE in Business Studies
  • Course Code: UIG02

COURSE DESCRIPTION
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 CONTENT

Unit 1: Business Activity and the Changing Environment

  • Objectives
  • Types of organisation
  • Factors of Production
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary activity
  • Location
  • Government influences on business activity and objectives
  • External influences
  • Judging Success
  • End of Unit Submission

Unit 2: Human Resources
  • Internal Organisation
  • Communication
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Training
  • Motivation and Rewards
  • End of Unit Submission

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
  • End of Unit Submission

Unit 4: Marketing
  • The Market
  • The Marketing Mix
  • Market Research
  • End of Unit Submission

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

QUALIFICATION INFORMATION

Who is the awarding body?
The awarding body is Edexcel. For more information go to:
http://www.edexcel.com/Pages/Home.aspx

What is the course title and code for this qualification?
IGCSE in Business Studies (Edexcel 4BS0)

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.

METHOD OF STUDY

Our IGCSE courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.


METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
  • Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers.
  • Courses are delivered on our Moodle based Digital Learning Environment CloudPort allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet.
  • The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.

COURSE LENGTH INFORMATION
Our IGCSE courses come with tutor support for 12 months.

TUTOR SUPPORT
  • Your have access to both a student service advisor and academic course tutor. Your student service advisor will offer assistance with administrative and technical issues.
  • Your academic tutor will support you with any course related questions you might have. In addition you have access to an interactive forum where you can engage with your fellow course students.
  • Our core pedagogy highlights the significance of peer support in the learning process and as such all students are encouraged to support their fellow students using support forum.


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