Business - A Level (AQA)apply now Options
|Course Title||Business - A Level (AQA)|
|Start Date||9th September 2019|
|Fees||Fee details on enquiry. All learners are fee-assessed at enrolment|
About the Course
A levels are subject-based qualifications that can lead to university, further study, training, or work. You can choose to study three A levels over two years or a combination of A Levels and vocational A Level equivalent qualifications such as BTEC Certificates (equivalent to an AS)/ Extended Certificates (equivalent to a whole A Level). You may also wish to complete an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) during your second year. When choosing A levels subjects it is important to consider what you are likely to enjoy and be good at. If you enjoy a subject or have an ability in it already, you are more likely to do well. Also if you have a particular career, job, or further study in mind, you may need to choose specific subjects in order to meet entry requirements.
What you will study
During this course you will demonstrate the interrelated nature of business using business models, theories and techniques to support analysis of contemporary business issues and situations to provide a dynamic specification. The content is designed to engage you through topics and issues that are relevant in today's society. You will study key contemporary developments such as digital technology and business ethics, and globalisation is covered throughout the topics. Units include: What is business? Analysing the strategic position of a business; Choosing strategic direction; Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies; Managing strategic change. Managers, leadership and decision making to improve: marketing performance; operational performance; financial performance; and human resource performance. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse data, think critically about issues and make informed decisions, all skills that are needed for further study and employment in every industry.
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.
Progress to a wide range of degree and other higher education courses, apprenticeships or employment.
General A-Level entry requirements: Three GCSEs at grade 5 or above plus two further GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and a written subject (not including Languages). Additional entry requirements: Grade 5 or above in GCSE Maths. You will also need a good reference.
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