BUSINESS STUDIES A-LEVEL
Course Leaders: Miss A Butters
Entry Requirements: Minimum 6 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 mainly at Grade 6 or above. English Language at Grade 5 or above.
This course demonstrates the nature of Business using a variety of business models and theory applied to real life businesses to analyse contemporary business ideas in a global economy. The course includes looking at specific topics of Business Management and the roles of Marketing, Finance and Human Resources in improving Business Efficiency.
Lessons will include discussion, independent research and presentations, using case studies and newspaper articles, techniques for analysis and evaluation.
This course is 100% exam based and consists of three papers combining multiple choice, short essay questions, data response and for the third paper a compulsory case study. Each paper is worth 33.33% of the final A-level grade.
Future Prospects: This course leads to a variety of excellent prospects for students either studying at University, where some form of Business Degree is the most popular degree studied in the UK. Other students may choose to use this A level to undertake an apprenticeship or other form of on the job training.
Please note: There is an expectation that students bring their own device (e.g. a laptop or a tablet with a keyboard). If there are any issues with obtaining a device, then please speak to the Subject Leader or the PPL