GCSE Business Level 2

Full Time

About the course

In this subject, you learn the theories and techniques that are ides to make decisions in business organisations. You will study across the functional areas of a business to include Finance, marketing and Operations Management.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above (including English and Maths), this does not need to include a Business related subject. An interest in current affairs is important.

Where next?

Business studies is a very valuable qualification for any student aiming to continue studying at a further level, or for those thinking of a career in accounting, banking, finance, personnel, retail management or general administration. It combines well with most other subjects such as Maths, languages, Accounting and IT.

Work experience and employability

This course does not contain a specific work experience component, but has other activities to help you develop employability skills. If you would like to undertake a work placement alongside your studies our Employability Team can help.

What additional resources will I need?

You will be expected to supply your own stationery and you may want to purchase a textbook. You may also be asked to contribute to any courses and visits in which you take part.

Fees information

This course is free to students aged 16-18.

Students aged 19+ will usually be charged a tuition fee, unless they meet certain eligibility criteria for fee remission. For those paying, an Advanced Learner Loan may be available. For further advice on fees, waivers and loans, please contact the Fees Co-Ordinator at Queens Drive.


For queries about the course, please contact the course leader: alison.foster@newcollege.ac.uk

For general enquiries, please contact: enrolment@newcollege.ac.uk