Business – A level

In this extremely relevant course you will learn 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 relevant, real-world business skills through talking to real entrepreneurs and a variety of business visits.

Topics covered include:

  • Business strategy
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership & Management
  • Entrepreneurship

Exam/coursework breakdown:

The course is assessed through three two-hour exams.

Entry requirements

4s in Maths and English and three other GCSEs A*-C/9-4.

A willingness to learn, a drive for entrepreneurship and a head for figures would help, but they are not essential. You will develop high-level analytical and evaluative skills.

Progression possibilities

From junior management roles to managing directors, there is no limit for students of Business. Students of this course often progress to university and apprenticeships in business related disciplines.