A Level Business

What will be studied?

During the first year of the course students will develop an understanding of:

  • meeting customer needs
  • the market
  • marketing mix and strategy
  • managing people
  • entrepreneurs and leaders
  • raising finance
  • resource management
  • external influences

During the second year of the course students will develop an understanding of:

  • business objectives and strategy
  • business growth
  • assessing competitiveness
  • managing change
  • global markets and business expansion
  • global marketing
  • global industries and companies

How will I be assessed?

In A Level Business you will sit 3 papers at the end of the 2 years:

Paper 1 – Marketing, people and global businesses – 35% of the A level

Paper 2 – Business activities, decisions and strategy– 35% of the A level

Paper 3 – Investigating business in a competitive environment– 30% of the A level

What next?

This course is for students who are interested in following a career in one of the many areas of business or who are following a pathway to further study. It is particularly suitable for those considering a career in Human Resources, Accounting, Marketing or Operations Management.

Further Information:

If you need any further information about studying Business A Level, please contact:

Miss Bains – sbains@bluecoat.uk.com

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