About The Course

Do you envisage yourself as 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. It focuses on problem-solving and making business decisions.

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

In addition, you will explore business enterprise and discover how to manage a small business. You will study a range of areas including marketing, operations management and accounting/finance.

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.

What We Add

A Level Business Studies students enjoy a range of trips and visits to a variety of businesses in the UK to see business in action. You will also be able to attend business conferences and have the opportunity to take part in competitions. We actively encourage students to take part in work experience to apply their knowledge to a real-life setting.

How Can I Standout With Business Studies?

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. Business Studies will allow you to progress to university to study a wide range of subjects, such as accountancy, marketing and business management. This course also combines well with A Level Economics, Maths and BTEC IT. You will gain a range of transferable skills, including those required to help launch a business of your own.

Entry Requirements

  • Must meet overall entry criteria for A Level study