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Business Studies AS & A Level at Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School

Course description

‘A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.’
Henry Ford

  1. What is Business?
  2. Managers, leadership and decision making
  3. Decision making to improve marketing performance
  4. Decision making to improve operational performance
  5. Decision making to improve financial performance
  6. Decision making to improve human resource performance
  7. Analysing the strategic position of a business
  8. Choosing strategic direction
  9. Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
  10. Managing strategic change.

Entry requirements

A grade B is necessary at GCSE level in both Mathematics and English. This course is available to all students whether you have studied Business at GCSE level or not.


A level Business is a two year course with terminal examinations in June 2018.

Future opportunities

Business Studies develops a wide range of skills which enable you to progress directly to Higher Education. Former students followed such career paths as:

  • Financial—Banking, Accounting
  • Management—Human Resources, Technology
  • Marketing—Advertising and the media
  • Leisure—Sports Management, Tourism
  • Professional—Teaching, legal profession, civil service

Further information

For further information, please contact Mr Newsome ‐ Teacher of Business

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2016
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