Accessibility links

A Level Business Studies at Ricards Lodge High School

Course description

Business Studies is an exciting subject which provides a theoretical understanding of the main activities of a business organization. By studying business studies you will gain a good understanding of how to develop and support arguments using the tools of business analysis.

Course content

 A-level Unit 1: Business 1
 A-level Unit 2: Business 2
 A-level Unit 3: Business 3

Entry requirements

GCSE English Language and one Humanities subject at Grade B. If GCSE Economics or Business have been studied, Grade B required.


A-Level is assessed by three two hours written exams each worth 33.3 % at the end of the course. Paper1: Multiple choice questions, short answers and two essays. Paper 2: Three compulsory data response questions. Paper 3: One compulsory case study consisting of 6 questions.

Future opportunities

Business Studies is a subject which will be useful for any career. At university it is possible to study Business Studies on its own or in combination will many other subjects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ricards Lodge High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 May 2015
Provider logo

Key information


  • More information
    • The combined 6th form of Ricards Lodge High School and Rutlish School offer students at every academic level access to courses in all curriculum areas including our specialist subjects – Mathematics, Computing, Performing and Visual Arts – ensuring access to University Education and a wide range of vocational careers. As a 6th form student at RR6 you will benefit from our commitment to first class teaching and also to providing a pastoral framework that will support you in becoming an independent achiever. Our Director of Sixth Form will work across both schools to ensure the quality and continuity of support, advice and guidance.

      You will also have access to new, high quality accommodation and resourcing including a learning resources centre,  wi-fi facilities and specialist classroom space.