Business Studies AS/A Level

Business Studies AS/A Level

The first year of the 2 year linear A level and the standalone AS course are identical. In this first year you will study the key areas that businesses need to consider, e.g. marketing, accounts, operations management, people, objectives and strategy, as well as the many external factors affecting business. In addition, you will learn the principles behind each part of a business and look at companies and products that you know.

In Year 2 of the linear A level, the emphasis changes. Building on the first year, you will use analytical and evaluative techniques to develop business strategy. You will also learn about how businesses operate in a dynamic and changing world.

Additional
Grade 4 in GCSE English and Maths. No previous knowledge of Business Studies is required.
Assessment
Written exams
Progression
The BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business is widely accepted and accredited by the great majority of universities as an excellent foundation for degree study. Business Studies is one of the fastest growing university subjects and one of the largest. <p/>

You will be able to go on to a wide variety of degree courses in Business, Management and many related subjects or you can use your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business to access the professional world when you leave College. <p/>

The BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business will prepare you particularly for a career in Business, Management, Administration, Marketing, Human Resources etc., but wherever you end up working, it is likely to be in a business!