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Course Overview

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.

On the course 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.

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.


Find Your Feet

Our study suite of Find Your Feet tasks have been designed to give you a taster of college life and the work involved by each subject. We recommend that you complete this work so that you know what to expect in September and to help you to choose the right subjects. There is no limit on how many subjects you can try, so find your feet in our study suite.

  • It is important to note that this work has no bearing on entry requirements and any work completed will not be marked or graded.
  • It is not required for you to bring any completed work with you in September, however, we would love for you to share your hard work.
  • It is a great platform to start your learning conversations with teaching staff and peers in September.

Download your A Level Business Studies Find Your Feet task here

Course Topics

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resources
  • Types of Business

Course 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.


Exams -100%

Awarding Body: Pearson Edexcel


2018 Results: 100%

Where Courses Become Careers

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.

Careers in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources from small enterprises to large multinational organisations.

Many Business students access CIMA, CIM or other professional qualifications after completing the A Level course.

Make your mark

How SFC 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.



If you are unsure what course you think you should choose or what career you would like to aspire towards then contact Admissions:

T: 01782 854221