Business Studies (A Level)

Could you turn an idea into a multi-million pound business? Could you be the next CEO of Apple Inc? In the fast paced world of business, anything is possible.

In this extremely relevant, dynamic course you will learn all about starting a business and managing a large, multinational organisation. It is an exciting course which will give you an insight into the world of business and current affairs. The course will provide you with key life skills through talking to real entrepreneurs and a variety of visits where you will experience the world of business.

You will study a broad range of topics including Marketing, Finance, Operations and Business Strategy, as well as the business environment in which businesses have to operate. You will also develop high level analytical and evaluative skills.

Business students will often take Accounting or Economics, but it equally goes alongside a number of other subjects such as Maths, Computing, English, Media, Graphics or Product Design.

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Course Insight Subject Highlights

Topics you will study
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resources
  • Types of Business
Progression Routes – What’s in it for me?
  • From Junior Management roles to Managing Directors, the sky really is the limit with an A Level in Business.
  • Students from this course often choose to progress to higher education courses and apprenticeships in Business related disciplines.
  • Many Business students access CIMA, CIM or other professional qualifications after completing the A Level course.
  • Careers in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources from small enterprises to large multinational organisations.
Assessment:              Awarding Body:

Exams -100%                             AQA

Results 2016: 100%

 

 

 

Key Features:
  • Not only will you become a strategic thinker you will become a shaper and influencer.
  • Challenging and inspiring classroom activities.
  • No matter what you do in the future, you will work in a business organisation and an A Level in Business will help you.
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How we will help you to boost your CV by developing your skills and qualifications…

Whilst studying A Level Business you will regularly have the opportunity to visit Manchester, London and Birmingham to support your learning and achievement.

The College Business department have excellent employer links and a regular line up of guest speakers from the world of Business and Finance.

You will be given opportunities to network with employers at special events and functions.

All of our Business students are encouraged to set up their own social enterprises and can be funded up to £5000 for projects. You are encouraged to take part in enrichment activities such as Rise Too, Shares for Schools and Young Enterprise.

What our students say…

“The support I received from day one was excellent, the teachers at the College provided me with the information and research skills I needed to get high grades in my exams.”