International GCSE Business Studies

Online Course (Edexcel)

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£275 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
12 Months
Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Business Studies
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students

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This International GCSE Business Edexcel Course will help you develop an interest in, and enthusiasm for the study of business. You will understand business concepts, terminology, objectives and the integrated nature of business activity. You will also develop and apply knowledge, understanding and skills to contemporary business issues in a wide range of businesses operating in local, national and global context.


Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Business Studies
Awarded by Edexcel


Your course will cover the following content:-

Business activity and influences on business:

This section covers the various objectives of a business, changing business environments and the criteria for judging success. The focus is on the importance of having clear business objectives and how the business environment provides opportunities for, and imposes constraints on, the pursuit of these objectives.

People in business:

This section looks at people in organisations, focusing on their roles, relationships and management in business.

Business finance:

This section explores the use of accounting and financial information as an aid to decision making.


This section focuses on identifying and satisfying customer needs in a changing and competitive international environment.

Business operations:

This section examines the way organisations use and manage resources to produce goods and services.

There are two exams for this IGCSE, of which are 1 hour 30 mins long. Grades 9-1 are available.

Specification code

IGCSE Business Edexcel: 4BS1

This course can also be taken under the awarding organisation Cambridge International examinations (CIE)

Specification code

IGCSE Business CIE: 0986

Who is this course for?

A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.


ou do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Career path

International GCSE Business studies could lead on to further study in Business at A-level.

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