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Business A Level at Thomas Mills High School

Course description

The course aims to give you an holistic understanding of business in a range of different situations. You will develop a critical understanding businesses and how they can be successful.

You will also:
Generate enterprising and creative approaches to business opportunities, problems and issues
Be aware of the ethical dilemmas and responsibilities faced by organisations and individuals.
Gain a range of relevant business skills, including decision making, problem solving,
the challenging of assumptions and critical analysis
Applying numerical skills in a range of business contexts

Course content

Theme 3: Business decisions and strategy.
Learning about business strategy, business growth, decision-making, assessing
competitiveness and managing change.
Theme 4: Global business. Learning globalisation, global markets, global marketing and multinational corporations.

Entry requirements

You are expected to have at least four GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above to study the business A-Level course.


Throughout the course we will set assessments to check your progress. At the end of the AS year and A-Level year you will sit formal exams. At AS you have 2 90-minute exams. At A-Level you will have 3 2-hour exams.

Future opportunities

The course will prepare you for a wide range of careers in commerce and industry, both I the public and private sector. You may also want to further your business education at university and go on to seek a graduate job.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 November 2017
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