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 PG3
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


If you want to be a business leader, run your own business or achieve top management positions, this course will set you up for life. In Business Studies you will explore the solutions to business problems that help firms succeed. You will understand the different types of organisations, how they operate and how they make a profit, alongside gaining a real understanding of how the business world operates. By showing a future employer that you understand and appreciate how their operations work you will be one step closer to achieving a successful career in ANY organisation you choose to work for.


In year one you will study three topics: - A Background to Business - Managers and Leaders - Decision making in Marketing, Production, Human Resources and Finance In year two you will cover a further three topics: - The strategic position of a business - Choosing a strategic direction to take and how to execute the strategy - How to manage strategic change

You will also be tested on all the work covered across the two years to gain a full A Level. This is a dynamic and fast paced course completely brought up to date this year and relevant to the business climate

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

To secure a place at our Post-16 Centre you will need five or more GCSE passes at Grade 5 or above and a minimum of a Grade 4 in both English Language and Mathematics. You will also need a Grade 5 at GCSE (or equivalent vocational qualification) for most subjects you want to study at A Level.

For new subjects not previously studied at GCSE, for example; Government and Politics, Psychology and Sociology you must have achieved a Grade 5 in English Language. To study Psychology you also need a Grade 5 in Mathematics or be willing to study Core Mathematics. Notwithstanding this, if you are applying to study Biology, Chemistry or Physics you must achieve a minimum of Grade 6 in the respective science at GCSE, or at least 6-6 in the Combined Trilogy Course, as well as (for Biology and Chemistry) a Grade 5 or higher in Mathematics or (for Physics) a Grade 6 at GCSE.

For Further Mathematics A Level you will require a Grade 8 at GCSE Mathematics.

Your next steps...

Future Study and Career Opportunities An A Level in Business can lead to degrees in Business Management, Accounting and Marketing. Potential career routes underpinned by a Business qualification include Entrepreneurship, Banking and Finance, Sales and Marketing, Business Management, Accountancy, Human Resources, Production Management, Public Relations and Retail Management.