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A Level Business at Fulford School

Course description

Business is an exciting and contemporary subject that examines the
increasingly dynamic and complex environment in which organisations
operate. A major focus centres on the implementation of different
functional strategies that enable businesses be successful in the
marketplace whilst also giving students the opportunity to gain a critical
perspective of business behaviour through the study of topics such as
corporate social responsibility and business ethics and values. Students
will gain both important practical business skills used in the world of
work as well theoretical knowledge, using business models, theories and
techniques to support analysis of current business issues. The course is
very much holistic in nature, where the inter-related nature of business
is covered.
Topics such as digital technology, globalisation and the development of
new markets in the Far East are covered throughout the course emphasising the increasing importance of these developments on the business world.
Both small and large scale UK focused and global multinationals are studied
allowing an appreciation of key issues in a number of different contexts.


Entry requirements

- A genuine interest in business and its role in society
- The ability to discuss and evaluate business concepts and debate
contemporary business issues
- The ability to work independently and work with others

Future opportunities

Recent research shows that Business Studies graduates go on to earn
significantly more than the average university student. Students following
the Business Studies course have achieved great success and have gone
on to study a variety of courses at universities such as Newcastle,
Manchester and Leeds. Studying Business helps students to progress
onto a diverse range of careers including law, accounting and marketing
and human resources.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years