Every year employers are looking to snap up the hottest young business minds, so why don't you put yourself in the driving seat by taking GCSE Business Studies.
This home learning course will help you gain an essential understanding in the background and development of business, law, economics, and health and safety. You'll also learn all about communications, finance, personnel and production.
So whether you're looking to further yourself at work, or want to take an entirely new direction in life, a GCSE in Business studies can give you the opportunity to achieve your goals.
There is no deadline for enrolment so you can start your course at any time.
External Environment and Business
The Ownership and Control of Business
The Aims and Objectives of Business
The Management of People within a Business
Accounting and Finance
Production and Marketing
You do not need any special qualifications but the course builds on numeracy, literacy and IT.
100 hours approx.
As an ICS student you will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus our team of Student Advisors are only a phone call away for all the practical advice you may need - so we really are with you 100%.
Once you've enrolled on your chosen course(s), you'll receive all the information you need to arrange your exams*, including details of syllabuses, exam boards and dates. As exams are held in various parts of the UK, you shouldn't have to travel too far to sit them.
If you have any questions at any time about arranging your exams, the ICS Student Advisers will be pleased to help.
Exams take place in June and the entry deadlines are mid January. There are 3 written exams = 3 hrs 30 mins
*Exam fees not included in course fee.
What our students say
"The course from ICS was ideal - the course materials were excellent, and I got great support from my tutor when I needed it, which helped me to keep motivated. When I passed my exam, I was delighted and my employers were really impressed. Soon after I got my promotion and I now love my job as a 'number cruncher!' The course from ICS has really opened doors for me and given me the confidence I needed to
get ahead." Donna Linden, Glasgow
With this GCSE qualification a number of different career paths will be open to you.
Quality newspapers are recommended.
Distance Learning GCSE Business Studies Course
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain GCSE Business Studies. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning GCSE Business Studies is a flexible and convenient course which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the GCSE Business Studies exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning GCSE Business Studies course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
With the distance learning GCSE Business Studies course, a personal tutor is available to help you through the course. Additionally, a team of student advisors are only a phone call away.
There is a wide range of distance learning GCSE courses to choose from at Learning at Home, each allowing you to study for a GCSE at your convenience.