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Business Studies A Level at Abbeyfield School

Course description

Why should you take this course? ‡
- Excellent subject to study if you want to understand the business world as a consumer, an employee or as a potential entrepreneur ‡
- A popular subject at university (either on its own or as part of another degree) ‡
- Helps to develop skills (knowledge, application, analysis and evaluation) ‡
- Highly relevant to the real world, especially at A2 with a pre-released research task for the last unit St

Course content

Planning and Financing a Business (40% of AS, 20% of A Level)
Managing a Business (60% of AS, 30% of A Level)

The Business Environment and Managing Change (25% of A Level)
Objectives and Strategies for Success (25% of A Level)

The lessons will vary, but expect: Discussions; Presentations; Group Work Case Study analysis; Visiting Speakers

Entry requirements

Suitable for students obtaining 5 GCSE grades C or above including English Language. You do not need to have studied Business at KS4 to be able to take this course


2 exams at the end of Year 12, 2 exams at the end of Year 13

Future opportunities

Ideal for students considering the following careers: Banking, Accounts, Management, Teaching, Retail, Production. Excellent preparation if considering a degree in the following subjects: Business, Marketing, Accountancy, Management or Enterprise.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 March 2016
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