A Level Business at St Thomas More High School for Boys
Business Studies looks at all the important activities which satisfy our needs. We want to spend our time doing interesting and exciting things in a safe and secure environment. We want to be challenged and we want to make our own lives and the lives of others better. The organizations’ which carry out these activities are businesses. They all have the same goal - to provide goods and services which people want to buy. This will involve studying all areas of business including accounting and finance, marketing operations management, people in business and the external influences which can affect businesses.
Currently we use the AQA specification and we will continue to do so when the specification changes in September 2015. The new specification consists of 3 exams to be completed at the end of year 13.
The exams are split into three different parts and although they all cover all material they are different ways of assessing the students progress.
Each exam is worth 33.3% of the final grade and vary from multiple choice questions to more essay based long answer questions to ensure that all
B in English and a B in Maths. If studied at GCSE grade B or Merit in BTEC
Business Studies is now one of the most popular degree level courses. It also offers those entering the job market practical skills that they can present to a wide range of employers. Business Studies involves many different skills that can be adapted to any career you choose.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Thomas More High School for Boys directly.