Business Studies

A Level

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About the course…

The journey towards making your first million pounds begins with a deep passion for Business Studies. On this course, you will focus on problem-solving and making business decisions.

In your first year, you will learn how businesses are started and how they work. You will look at real world business news and case studies to develop your understanding of the problems and issues they face.

In the second year, you will consider larger businesses and the strategies they use to succeed. You will study how political, legal, social and technological issues affect businesses and how you can make a business successful even during the most difficult times.

Why study with us…

  • We offer tours to London’s business hub, the Bank of England, the Financial District, Houses of Parliament, Wembley Stadium and more.
  • This course involves work placements, job shadowing and virtual business experiences.
  • You will get the chance to interact with guest speakers who are experienced in working as business leaders, bank ambassadors from the Bank of England, financial and business experts, economists, entrepreneurs, business journalists, salespeople, investment analysts, university lecturers, estate agents, and managers.

Where Business Studies can take you…

You can progress to an apprenticeship or proceed straight to university to study your favourite field from a range of subjects, such as accountancy, finance, marketing, human resources management, leisure and tourism or business management.

The skills, knowledge and commercial awareness you acquire will prepare you for a career in accountancy, project management, retail and operations management, human resources management and marketing among others.

Entry requirements…

  • Must meet overall entry criteria for A Level study

Course Alumni

Zheyan Luo

Studied: Business Studies, Maths, Further Maths, Chinese, Economics and Psychology

Next Steps: Studying Information Management for Business at University College London

In addition to professional knowledge, I learned teamwork and problem-solving skills at Lowestoft Sixth Form.