Business Studies will allow you to demonstrate the interrelated nature of business using models, theories and techniques to support analysis of contemporary business issues and situations. You will study key contemporary developments such as digital technology and business ethics, and globalisation is covered throughout the topics.
What Will I Study?
You will study topics including:
Analysing the strategic position of a business
Choosing strategic direction
How to pursue strategies
Managing strategic change
Management, leadership and decision makin
Human resource performance
What Will I Need?
You will need:
Three GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including Maths, plus two further GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language
If your English Language GCSE is at grade 4, one of your three GCSEs at grade 5 or above must be a literary subject (e.g. English Literature, History, Business Studies, Sociology, Geography)
A reference from your previous school/college
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
How Will I Be Assessed?
During the 1st year there will be 5 formal internal assessments which you will need to pass in order to progress into the 2nd year. At the end of the 2nd year there are three public examinations.
What Will It Cost?
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
What Can I Do After?
A Levels are widely regarded as the standard entry qualification for top universities in the UK, and the rest of the world. Many of our students go onto study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.
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