Business Studies AS/A2 level at Nottingham Academy
This course is suitable for students interested in learning a
range of business skills which can be applied to any
business organisation including decision making, problem
solving, entrepreneurial and analytical skills. This is a varied
and interesting course where you will investigate different
types of businesses and how they operate both nationally
During the course you will study the skills you would need to
be successful in business. You will look at how new or existing
businesses generate their product or service ideas and test
them through market research. You will also study
international businesses, how they operate globally and
assess their competitiveness.
Units covered at AS
– Unit 1: Developing New Business Ideas.
– Unit 2a: Managing the Business.
Units covered at A2
– Unit 3: International Business.
– Unit 4a: Making Business Decisions.
5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English and C
grade or above in mathematics
– Assessment is through examinations.
– AS: Unit 1 and Unit 2 June Year 12
(both examinations of 1hr 15 mins).
– A2 Unit 3 and Unit 4: June Year 13
(both examinations of 1hr 30mins).
This course is a useful preparation for many degree courses,
and past students have gone on to study business related
subjects and many other subjects at University.
It is also a useful preparation for employment, especially for
those planning to work in the business sector.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.