Business A Level

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TRC15
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Business focuses on the key functions of any business regardless of size and ownership: Marketing, Finance, People and Operations Management. You will also study the wider business and economic environment, analysing how this impacts on business decisions and the strategies companies develop as a consequence.



You will study a range of issues that cover the everyday activities of businesses such as;

• Marketing, including market research, promotional methods, pricing strategies and the growing use of social media to promote and respond to customer needs

• Finance, including costs, revenues, breakeven analysis, cashflow and budgets

• Production, including the different methods of products, lean manufacturing techniques and the importance of quality and efficiency in the production process

• Managing people, including workforce planning, recruitment and selection, motivation and leadership styles

• Business strategy, including mergers and takeovers, market and product development, globalisation, emerging economies and ethics

You will study techniques to help a business formulate a strategy for example, critical path analysis, decision trees and ratio analysis.

You will also study lots of topical business issues and current news items and be issued a pre released research theme which paper 3 will be based upon.

How will it be delivered?

Examination only.


Entry requirements

Minimum average GCSE score required 4. Grade 5 English Language.  Grade 4 Maths.

Your next steps...

Routes into Apprenticeships, Higher Education and / or Professional Careers include:

Accountant, Financial Services, Marketing, Local Government.

Students have gone on to careers in / as:

Business Analyst, Project Manager, Risk Manager, Human Resource Manager.