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AS/A Level Business Studies at Meadowhead

Course description

AS/A Level Business Studies

Course content

In the first year you will study two themes. The first is all about Marketing and People. You will learn all about different markets, managing people and entrepreneurs and leaders amongst other topics.


In Theme two you will learn how to manage all aspects of a business, including staff, marketing and raising and managing finance,


You will use real life examples and cases throughout your studies. There will also be opportunities to visit real business in the region and is closely linked with Enterprise.


In the second year two more Themes are studied. 


Theme three is all about how businesses plan for success in all aspects of their operations. You will look in detail at marketing, human resource and financial strategies for success. You will be using real life examples of excellent business organisations to bring your studies to life.


In Theme four you will focus on Global Business, for example global markets and business expansion, global marketing and global industries and companies. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at A* - C. Must include English Language with Mathematics. A grade B/level 6 in Maths is needed to be accepted onto the course


You will study for, and be examined on, two AS Business Themes during year one, and a Three If taken as an A Level. One exam is based on pre-released case study material and/or research.

Future opportunities

Many students apply to study Business related courses at University.

Others apply for jobs in a range of business and management related jobs and professions. 

Further information

Is there anything else I need to know?

The ideal student would take an interest in current affairs and prepared to work independently, researching and reading about business and those events that affect the way that businesses operate, nationally and globally. You will need good writing and numerical skills along with the ability to analyse situations and propose solutions.



Where can I find out more?

For more information, speak to Mr Muneer or Mr Kay

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September