Are you a budding entrepreneur? Or someone with a keen interest in how the biggest brands operate? In A Level Business Studies you’ll study real life businesses like Apple and ASOS and gain a vivid insight into how they work. You’ll be introduced to the fundamental principles of business and use this knowledge to analyse businesses and their strategies.

General A Level entry criteria.

This dynamic subject will see you learn about a range of core business related topics, including:


- Targeting customers through marketing
- Business strategies and growth planning
- The role of people in business
- How entrepreneurs succeed
- Effective financial management


This hands-on course will explore real life case studies and develop your skills in critical analysis as well as require you to assess key business decisions and behaviours. In addition, you’ll explore external factors that affect businesses, such as technology, competition and Brexit, and the impact they have on the day-to-day running of organisations.

This course is assessed via three examinations at the end of your studies.

An A Level in Business Studies can support progression to a wide range of destinations and this qualification is highly regarded by both universities and employers for the key skills it teaches students.
Popular destinations for students who have studied Business Studies include, Retail, Business, Finance, Accountancy and Events Management.

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You don’t need to have studied Business Studies at GCSE to enrol on this course. You’ll be taught all the basics of business and build a strong base of knowledge.

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