A-Level Business

Did You Know?

In 2012, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold their 13-person start-up, Instagram, to Facebook for $1 Billion.

Key Information


Two Year Course

Examination Board

What do I need to study this course?

You must have a genuine interest in business and be motivated to investigate business issues further. You will need at least a grade 5 in GCSE English and a grade 4 in GCSE Maths.

What will I study?

You will study a range of areas including marketing, HR, finance, operational management, the external environment, business decisions and strategy and Global Business. The A level is assessed by three x 2 hour examinations taken in May/June of the second year.

What next?

Many of our students progress to study business at university whilst others secure apprenticeships in accountancy, insurance, retail management and other careers. Most career options are accessible from this subject, such as management, accountancy, advertising, banking, marketing and personnel. A wide variety of companies offer management positions and training schemes to business graduates.

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