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A Level Business

A Level Business

Do you follow media reporting of changes in the business world including the effects of new technology, reasons for bankruptcies and takeovers, consequences of changes in taxation or exchange rates? If so, start your path towards understanding the business world so you are ready to make an impact.

Course Content

The course includes topics such as financial planning, managing a business, the environments businesses work in, strategies for success and managing change. Within these topics you will learn about finance, people, operations management, marketing and competition. You will be taught in a formal classroom setting alongside reading case studies, analysing business performance, learning how to solve problems and develop strategies. You will also develop data handling skills.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

To study business at this level you need a grade 5 or better at GCSE mathematics plus the general entry requirements. The course contains at least 10% mathematical content. Therefore, if you are not studying A Level Maths you may be required to study Level 3 Mathematical Studies as 4th subject in Plus Programme to support numeracy skills.


What opportunities will this lead to?

Business students go on to business careers such as accounting, insurance, banking, retailing, human resources, marketing and any type of management, usually after university study.

Use this handy tool to find out more about potential careers after A Levels.

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