Level: 3 | Duration: 2 Years | Details: September | Exam Board: EDUQAS
Please note all of our A Level courses must be studied as part of a full time A Level programme. You will choose 3 A level subjects to study over two years.
What is this course about?
In Business Studies, you will literally do what it says and study businesses and how they operate. You will examine how firms market their products, how they manage and motivate their staff and how they ensure that they make a profit. You will consider how businesses ensure they make good quality products and how various factors outside of the business, such as the economy, might affect a firm. This course will provide you with the tools to think as a business manager and apply your ideas to the real world.
Why choose this course?
This subject has a high proportion of high grades considerably above the national and exam board averages for the subject.
A minimum of 3 x 5’s and 2 x 4’s at GCSE including a Grade 5 in English Language, Grade 5 in Maths and a Grade 5 in another written subject.
What will this course lead on to?
You could progress on to a BA Hons degree in Business and Management, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management or Teaching. Following this you could enter employment in a wide variety of roles in many different organisations in either graduate training programme, as trainee managers or senior administrative or assistant’s roles.
You will have the opportunity to enter a team for the “Make Your Mark Challenge”, a national competition for Business Studies students. In addition, a number of trips and visits will be organised through the year, to support your studies. A Level Business Studies students often involve themselves in various committees within college helping to organise charity fundraising and college events.
How will I be assessed?
You will be externally assessed by written exams at the end of the second year of the course. These will consist of structured data response questions, and essays.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
There are no direct costs associated with this course, though you will need a calculator and you will need to provide your own stationary. It is also recommended that you buy the course text book.
The subject has its own dedicated class room, and students have access to IT facilities in the LRC and the Cube.
What Cronton A Level Business students say?
“Business Studies is a good subject to study at Cronton because the staff are knowledgeable, the lessons are engaging, and there’s a lot of focus on learning and developing useful examination skills such as analysis and evaluation.” – Kate Parry
“Business Studies prepares you well for future life, giving a greater understanding of not just the business world but also the economy as well. It’s a really interesting course, and we get a lot of good resources that make it easy to understand.” – Megan Hutton
The Cronton Experience:
During your time at Cronton Sixth Form College, you will have the opportunity to take part in a number of different enrichment activities in your free time. These will increase your enjoyment of your studies and equip you for further success. Click the image below for more information!
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- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
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