AS LEVEL BUSINESS 9609

Why Choose to Study AS Level Business?


The study of AS Level Business allows learners to take the first step towards a career in private or public organisations or progress with confidence to a degree in business and management related subjects.

About the syllabus: learners will develop:

• the capacity to analyse characteristics and activities of business organisations and how they respond to the changing demands of their environments
• an understanding of how effective managers and leaders develop successful organisations in terms of customer focus and the products/services they offer
• the opportunity to reflect on how successful business organisations engage in financial and accounting practices to maximise value for stakeholders value
• development of knowledge that relates to strategic planning and decision-making to ensure business survival, change, and sustainable success
• a solid foundation for further study.

How Are Candidates Assessed?

Paper 1 Short answer and essay 1 hour 15 minutes 

Section A: Four short answer questions (20 marks) Section B: One essay from a choice of three questions (20 marks) Based on the AS Level syllabus content [40 marks] 

Paper 2 Data response 1 hour 30 minutes Two data response questions based on AS Level syllabus content [60 marks]