IGCSE Business Studies

CareerVision Training
En Birmingham (Inglaterra)

£270 - ($219.585)

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  • Birmingham (Inglaterra)

Who is the awarding body? The following course, offered by Career vision, will help you improve your skills and achieve your professional goals. During the program you will study different subjects which are deemed to be useful for those who want to enhance their professional career. Sign up for more information!

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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

  • Course Length - 12 Months
  • Award Received - IGCSE in Business Studies
  • Course Code: UIGC06
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.

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

Who is the awarding body?

The awarding body is Edexcel. For more information go to:


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.

The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
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

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.