Business Studies

AS & A-level
What are the main features of this course?

Students are introduced to business through building knowledge of core business concepts and applying them to business contexts. You will be encouraged to use an enquiring, critical and thoughtful approach to demonstrate that you understand business behaviour from a range of perspectives and to challenge assumptions.

In AS students will study Theme One: Marketing and People, and Theme Two: Managing Business Activities.

At A2 students will continue by studying Theme Three: Business Decisions and Strategy and Theme Four: Global Business.

Hours of lessons per week: 5
Indicative group size: 20
How is the course assessed?

This AS course is assessed through two examinations taken in June 2019. Students who take this course into A2 students will take a further three exams.

Who should study this course?

Consider taking this course if you wish to find out more about how business organisations function, and the role they play in our everyday lives.

Where can I go next?

This course is an acceptable entry qualification for entry into management training in a variety of business organisations as well as for Higher Education.