Applied Business

Advanced Level

Course Overview

The AS and Advanced GCE in Applied Business have been designed to form qualifications which provide knowledge and understanding of this vocational area. They are ideal qualifications for those students who want a broad background in Applied Business which will allow them to progress to further or higher education, training or employment.

Qualification Details

  • Qualification: Advanced Level
  • Exam Board:¬†


Course Teacher Profile

Mrs N. Khela

Mrs N. Khela


Mrs. Khela is the Curriculum Team Lead for Applied Business in the Amethyst Sixth Form

Course Requirements

To enrol for the Applied Business course you must have the following…

  • Maths Grade 4
  • English Grade 4
  • Business BTEC Level 2 merit or above or GCSE Business Studies Grade 5

Year 1 Summary

  • Unit 1 Financial planning and analysis
  • Unit 2 Business dynamics
  • Unit 3 Entrepreneurial opportunities

Year 2 Summary

  • Unit 4 Managing and leading people
  • Unit 5 Developing a business proposal
  • Unit 7 Managing a Business event

Assessment Information

Units 1, 3, 4 are externally assessed units.

Units 2, 5, 7  are internally assessed coursework units.

Careers and Next Steps

  • The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses.
  • The knowledge you will gain in this course will prepare you for a variety of careers, including management, accounting, marketing, human resource management.

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