Business A Level at Mayfield Grammar School, Gravesend
Sound communication skills, with an ability to write in paragraphs and to evaluate Quantitative – you should have confidence in using basic numeracy such as calculating percentages, and an ability to draw and interpret graphs. Note that 20% of the assessment is quantitative.
Theme 1: Marketing and People
Theme 2: Managing business activities
Theme 3: Business decisions and strategy
Theme 4: Global business
Grade 6 in Economics GCSE (if studied at GCSE).
Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics and Grade 5 in English Language
Note that 20% of the assessment is quantitative.
Warwick – Business Management – AAA
LSE – Finance – A*AA
Birmingham City – Business Management - AAB
You could go on to do a degree in: Business and Media; Marketing; Accountancy; Management; Public Relations; Events Management; Law (with other relevant A levels); Computing with Business; Hotel Management; Human Resource Management; Data Analysis (with Maths AL); Languages and Business
Career Options: Administration Assistant; Civil Servant; Accountant; Legal Secretary; Risk Advisor; Banking; Human Resources; Events Management; Retailing; Marketing; Customer Services; Insurance Broker
Whatever you choose to do in the future, you’ll find that the topics learnt in this course will help you. For example, you’ll probably work with lots of different people, so knowledge of motivational theory will help you to work well with others and help them achieve their potential. You might have ambitious plans to start your own business. If that’s the case, you’ll find the marketing and finance topics particularly useful.
How to apply
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