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Our Online GCSE Business Studies Course is the international version. Through studying this course, you will learn to think critically, distinguish facts and opinions to build arguments and make informed judgements. You will develop knowledge, understanding and skills and learn how to apply these to current issues within business. You will also use relevant terminology, concepts and methods effectively and recognise the strengths and limitations of the ideas used.
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This course will teach you the Edexcel International GCSE Business Studies syllabus (4BS1). You’ll study 5 units:
For a full breakdown of course content, download the IGCSE Business Brochure.
All of your lessons and assessments are available on CloudPort - our Moodle-based learning environment (Moodle VLEs are used by most colleges and universities in the UK).
Start with lesson 1 and work through the course in a linear pathway or choose to jump to the section that you need. Your learning is completely flexible and allows you to set your programme of learning around the skills you need.
Submit assessments as you work through the course. Get instant results and feedback on activities to track your progress. Use these assessments as learning launchpads, allowing you to focus your time on the topics you need to brush up on.
You will have access to all course materials, assessments and tutor support for 12 months from the day of enrolment. Extensions are available for students who wish to study over a longer period.
You are not alone! You will be assigned a personal 1:1 tutor on your day of enrolment. Your tutor will remain by your side, throughout your learning journey until you get qualified.
All tutors are qualified teachers and subject matter specialists who will ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you will have unlimited access to tutor support.
CloudLearn GCSEs and A-Levels are structured around formative assessments allowing you to test your knowledge as you work towards qualification. Before taking your exam you will submit a mock exam to give you the practise you need before the big day.
When ready we arrange your exam. We have agreements with exam centres all over the UK. Our students also take advantage of preferential pricing due to the volume of students we channel to exam centres.
As part of your enrolment service package we will make all the arrangements for your final exam. This includes locating a centre and booking the relevant exam/s. Exam fees are additional.
Exam fees can be bundled using the Exam Bundles drop down when adding to basket. Have a look on our Exams Page for a detailed explanation of this service.
The Edexcel IGCSE Business Studies exam is available in May/June each year. It is assessed over 2 exam papers:
We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance.
Booking your exam after the booking deadline will incur late fees (available for one month after deadline) and high late fees (available up until exam entry closure).
Choose to pay in full or spread the cost over our 6 months interest-free payment plans.
We offer longer payment plans of 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. These extended plans are subject to interest. For more details contact our student advisors on 0330 111 4006 or visit our payment plan page.
CloudLearn GCSE Business Studies Course will prepare you for further learning opportunities and a wide-range of career choices. You will develop your critical thinking and problem solving skills, whilst learning how to be an innovative and adaptable thinker, by applying new knowledge to current issues in a wide-range of contexts.
You will also learn about reasoning, decision making, executive function and leadership skills through using an enquiring, critical approach to distinguish between facts and opinion and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data, to help build arguments and make informed judgements.Furthermore, you will learn how to be open-minded, responsible and productive through understanding the dynamics of business activity and the related considerations of ethics and sustainability in business.
We also hope to show you the benefits of continuous learning and intellectual curiosity by inspiring a sustained enjoyment of, and interest in the business world. Therefore, the CloudLearn GCSE Business Studies Course focuses on improving your skill-set so that you are equipped to prosper in any learning environment or career-path.
Online GCSE Business Course Edexcel