A level Business Studies provides students with the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of business principles, including Decision Making, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and Management. The qualification covers a mixture of teaching and learning experiences from the theoretical through to those with a clear problem solving emphasis.
It provides students with a unique insight into the world of work. Through its study, students discover how businesses operate and learn about their key elements and essential business functions.
This knowledge, and the holistic understanding that develops, is invaluable to those students who are considering either the workplace or university. It offers an excellent foundation for those wishing to pursue careers in management, marketing, project management, business accounting, management consultancy, human resources, and business journalism to name but a few!
What do students study?
The Business Studies A Level course gives students the opportunity to gain both a broad understanding of Applied Business principles and the opportunity to focus on a specific pathway such as Marketing, Finance, Human Resources or Management. In addition, the qualification covers a mixture of teaching and learning experiences, from the theoretical through to those with a clear problem solving emphasis.
How are students assessed?
Assessment is carried out through examinations only; there are a variety of techniques used – multiple choice, case study and essay type questions. Students will study modules over the two years, leading to an A level qualification in this subject.
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