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Business Studies A Level at Writhlington School

Course description

Learn about marketing and people, managing business activities, decisions and strategy and global business.

Course content

Year 12 - You will learn how to meet customer needs, about business markets and marketing strategy, how people are managed and about entrepreneurs and leaders. Learn how to raise finance, financial planning and management together and how external influences can affect business.

Year 13 - Building on previous studies you will look at business objectives and strategy, studying business growth, decision-making techniques and how these are influenced, assessing competitiveness and managing change. Finally you will develop your knowledge by looking at the impact of globalisation, market expansion, global marketing, industries and companies as well as multinational corporations.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE Grade 6 to 9 including English and Maths.


At the end of Year 12 you will sit end of year exams, these will not count towards your final results. Formative and Summative assessments will be sat throughout Year 12 and Year 13. There are three final written examinations at the end of Year 13, which are 2 hours long each.

Future opportunities

Advertising and Marketing, PR, Market Researcher, Research Analyst, Recruitment, Banking, Finance, Accountancy, Industry buyer, Retail, Distribution management, Human Resource Management, Sales, Stockbroker, Systems analyst.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 December 2017

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