What I'll learn
You will gain a good understanding of business and a number of associated areas by studying this A-level. You will study various functions within business such as marketing, finance, people management and operations.
You will study the following topics:
- Unit 1: financing and planning a business
- Unit 2: managing a business
- Unit 3: strategies for success
- Unit 4: the business environment and change
How I'll learn
You will be taught in our well-equipped classrooms by our experienced staff. You will study different aspects and theories on business. We often have visiting speakers from local employers such as John Lewis to talk about their business and career opportunities and also Logica, who have previously sponsored a student.
Business Studies can be a stand-alone qualification or lead on to A2 study. This course offers good progression to business and finance or marketing-related degree courses. A large proportion of students gain high grades in this subject.
You will have your own specialist personal tutor who you will meet individually or as part of a tutorial. They will help you set review and achieve your targets. There is an extensive programme of support to help you make higher education decisions and moving on to university. The vast majority of A-level students progress successfully to higher education.
There is an extensive programme of enrichment opportunities on offer and you will be encouraged to select from a range including volunteering, work experience sport and performing.
How I'll be assessed
This A-level involves an exam-based assessment and there is no coursework.