A-Levels - A Level Business at Wakefield College
A Level Business can help you get into a range of careers, as it is a subject which covers a wide variety of specialist areas, including marketing and finance. It also gives you the opportunity to start using skills within the classroom straight into the working world be it a part-time job or your own business.
What you will study
You'll develop a range of skills covering the following subject areas:
*Marketing and people Including the following:
*Meeting customer needs
*Marketing mix and strategy
*Entrepreneurs and leaders
*Managing business activities including:
*Business decisions and strategy including:
*business objectives and strategy
*influences on business decisions
*Global business including:
*global markets and business expansion
*global industries and companies (multinational corporations).
How you will learn
The learning process will be varied, ranging from lecturers, through student-centred individual and group work, site visits and speakers from the world of business.
Assessment is by external examination. To achieve the full A Level in Business Studies you will need to complete three externally assessed units at the end of the second year. Progression is carefully monitored through combined student/teacher assessment, homework assignments and examination practice.
Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18 years old. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, residentials etc which are payable by all students.
Any student entered/registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and then withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any resit examination will incur a cost.
Different fees apply to international students.
For more detailed information on financial support and fees for students aged 19+ please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.
The majority of students progress to university degrees in a wide range of subjects such as Business Studies, Business Management, or a combined degree with Marketing, Economics etc.
Business will open your eyes to a wide range of job opportunities ranging from finance to marketing to management, whether you undertake a course at university or go straight into the work environment.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.