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Business Studies A Level at Ursuline High School

Course description

The course demonstrates the interrelated nature of Business using business models, theories and techniques to support analysis of contemporary business issues and situations. The content is designed to engage students through topics and issues that are relevant in today’s society, through key contemporary developments such as digital technology, leadership, finance, marketing, business ethics and globalisation topics.

Course content

- Students’ gain an understanding of what a Business is and the role of managers and leaders in decision making.

- Students develop a clear understanding of decision making in marketing, operational, financial and human resource performance.

- Building on the first modules, students develop skills of analysing the strategic position of a business and the methods used in choosing and pursuing a strategic direction.


There are three two hour written examinations at the end of the A Level course. The A Level course allocates a minimum of 10% of marks to assess quantitative skills, such as: ratios, averages, fractions, percentages and calculating profit and loss.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ursuline High School directly.

Last updated date: 30 March 2017
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