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Business Studies AS/A2 Level at Alderbrook School

Course description

 Business relates to the buying and selling of goods, services and information. Whether your ambition is to run your own business or be the CEO of a global blue chip company, the start of your journey is to absolutely understand what drives success in business. Apple was created in 1976 and is now the world’s most valuable company (worth over $400 billion in 2013) – how much can we learn about future businesses from current successes?

A level Business Studies investigates the issues involved in businesses, from small start-up enterprises to complex international organisations. External factors potentially acting as catalysts for change are explored in understanding how businesses strive for success.

Course content

See above.

Entry requirements

Minimum grade B in Business Studies if studied at GCSE or a grade B GCSE in a humanity subject (Geography, History  or RE).  



Future opportunities

University degrees that require or often prefer Business Studies include:

Business studies, accountancy, actuarial studies, management studies and economics.



Possible careers:

Directly related: Business management, accountancy, finance and insurance.

Further afield: Marketing executive, logistics and distribution manager, IT and mobile communications.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years