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A LEVEL BUSINESS at Madeley Academy

Course description

WHY BUSINESS?

The opportunities for students of Business, on completion of full-time education, are enormous.  There are many possible careers within the Business world and qualifications in Business subjects are acceptable as an entry into many other careers. 

The Business course offered at Madeley Academy is an exciting insight into relevant business theory and concepts supported by vocational examples. It provides an excellent foundation for a broad range of careers and further study in this field.

During sessions we aim to support learning with real business examples and look for opportunities to visit local businesses such as farms, manufacturing plants, local shopping centres and have key business personnel in to give talks.  We also offer a trip to London in the summer term of Year 1.

 

Course content

You will study three externally assessed units over two years with all 3 exams at the end:

  1. What is Business, Managers Leadership and Decision Making
  2. Decision Making to Improve Performance
  3. Strategic Decision Making     

Entry requirements

SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must achieve a minimum of 4 Grade A* - C plus English Language and Mathematics at grade 4
  • Grade B in GCSE Business or Mathematics and English Language to Grade 6

 

Future opportunities

Business students are currently preparing to move into Higher Education Courses and careers in the following fields:

  • Accountancy
  • Business 
  • Business Administration  
  • Education
  • Enterprise
  • Human Resourcing  
  • IT/Computing     
  • Law  
  • Management   
  • Marketing    
  • Public Relations    
  • Retail International

 

Further information

Please contact Madeley Academy for further information. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Madeley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 October 2016
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