Business Studies - A Level

Start Date: 7 September 2020
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Location: King's Cross Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers, International Students

About The Course

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
  • Marketing performance
  • Operational performance
  • Financial performance
  • Human resource performance

What Will I Need?

To study A Levels, you will need:

  • Three GCSEs at grade 5 or above plus two further GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language (not including languages)
  • Grade 5 or above in Maths
  • 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?

School Leavers

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.

International Students

Course fees for international students, outside of the EU/EEA, vary depending on the course you’d like to study - 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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