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Business Studies A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy

Course description

Exam Board AQA

Course content

This will be of interest to students who are interested in issues
relating to Business and Commerce in the United Kingdom.
The course will enable you to develop a critical understanding
of business organisations, the markets they serve and the
environment in which they operate.
Students of Business studies will need to be dedicated
and hardworking. There will be a considerable amount of
independent study involved which must be completed to
deadline and be of a very high standard. Self-starting students
will encouraged to make accelerated progress with many
opportunities to develop this characteristic.
Some of the main business disciplines and skills will be covered
include ‘Planning and Financing a Business’, covering the issues
involved in a business start-up, such as research and planning,
as well as the factors that determine success. Students will also
develop skills in ‘Managing a Business’, which will focus on how
established businesses might improve their effectiveness by
making tactical decisions at a functional level.

Entry requirements

GCSE in Business Studies at grade C or
above is preferable but not essential

Assessment

3 written papers of 2 hours each, each worth 33.3% of the A Level

Future opportunities

Degree courses such as business management, economics
and finance

Further information

Useful course combinations
Mathematics, Media Studies, Computing, ICT

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy directly.

Last updated date: 09 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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