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AS and A2 Level Business Studies at The Willink School

Course description

AS Business Studies

At AS Level, this specification introduces candidates to the challenges and issues of starting a business, including financial planning. It then focuses on how established businesses might improve their effectiveness by making tactical decisions at a functional level:

- Unit 1: Planning and Financing a Business

- Unit 2: Managing a Business.

A2 Business Studies

At A2, this specification considers strategies for larger businesses and how managers might measure the performance of the business. Finally, it considers the effects that external factors can have on businesses and how a business can plan for and manage change, including leadership style and change in business culture:

- Unit 3: Strategies for Success

- Unit 4: The Business Environment and Change.

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have met the general entry requirements for the sixth form. You will also need at least a grade C in both Maths and English. You need not have studied Business Studies before.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2014

Key information

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