Six GCSEs 9-4, Two from English, Maths OR Science
Two at least grade 6 (or B)
A Level Business includes a broad range of topics from enterprise to business finance to marketing. You will begin by learning about business start-ups and SME’s then learn about how in order to survive in a competitive market all businesses have to understand the core functions of business.
This involves looking at how business use, construct and analyse a range of decision making models used by business to decide upon their strategy. You will study topics such as financial performance, investment appraisal, market analysis and aims and objectives. Finally you will learn about how businesses must adapt to survive in a dynamic business environment.
You will develop an understanding of how organizations operate and will develop strong oral and written communication skills. In addition, you will develop analytical and critical thinking skills; problem solving; decision making; logical thinking; presentation and report writing skills. 10% of the course is quantitative, so numerical skills are developed throughout the course.
Our students often progress to careers in business management, accounting and finance, marketing and advertising, the financial services, public relations or management consultancy.
Many of our students go on to study Business related courses at degree level. Institutions such as The University of Manchester, The University of Leeds, The University of Liverpool and Lancaster Universities are common choices.
Business is very challenging but it is so relevant and different. I enjoy the debates we have and I am learning that there is often multiple arguments to every decision
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