About the course…

Do you envisage yourself as Sir Alan Sugar’s next apprentice? Are you a potential Richard Branson? Have you considered running your own business?

If so, Business Studies is the course for you, as you will focus on problem-solving and making business decisions.

In the 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 have an affect.

Why study with us…

  • Many employers, universities and professions see the value of a Business Studies qualification. It encourages critical thinking, planning and problem-solving, making it one of the most sought after employability qualifications.
  • You will gain a range of transferable skills, including those required to help launch a business of your own.
  • Business Studies links well with, and supports, many other subject areas and career paths. Every organisation has a business function.

Where Business Studies can take you…

Business Studies will enable you to progress to university to study a wide range of subjects, including accountancy, finance, marketing, human resource management, leisure and tourism, business studies and business management.

With skills, knowledge and commercial awareness acquired, careers and apprenticeships in accountancy, project management, retail and operations, human resources, consultancy, banking, analytics, real estate and many more are open to you

Entry requirements…

  • Must meet overall entry criteria for A Level study