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The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop
of Winchester

Why Study Business?

Qualification Type:  Level 2 OCR Cambridge Nationals 

Exam Board:  OCR

What will I study?

The OCR Nationals Enterprise and Marketing has been developed in the business sector to: encourage personal development of knowledge and skills relevant to the business world through practical participation in a range of vocational business activities; give learners a wider understanding and appreciation of the broad range of business specialisms through a selection of optional specialist units; encourage learners to develop their people, communication; give full-time learners the opportunity to progress to other Business based courses & give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, essential for successful performance in working life.

How will I be assessed?

A combination of controlled assessment, coursework and written exam is require for each unit. Each unit contributes towards the final awarded grade. Two units of coursework and one examination will be completed.

Further Education / Careers

Students that study Business Studies are able to enter working life with a range of highly transferable skills and knowledge. The course can also support applications for Higher Education, Apprenticeships or Management courses.

Some examples of careers using Business Studies

  • consulting
  • teaching
  • advertising
  • investment banking
  • retail banking
  • retail buying
  • marketing
  • consumer products
  • retail management 
  • logistics/ distribution 
  • insurance
  • market research
  • human resources
  • accountancy
  • public relations
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Diocese of Winchester