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Business Studies A Level at De Aston School

Course description

Focuses on many aspects concerning how to run a business successfully. These can be grouped roughly into the following sections:

  • Marketing
  • Human Resources (recruitment and motivation of workers)
  • Accounting and Finance: Operations Management (production methods, stock control etc.)
  • Impact of External Influences (social, technological, economic, environmental, political and legal)

Some parts of the course involve the use of numbers.

Special Features: Participation in national competitions.


Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English Language. A vocational qualification will be considered as an equivalent to a GCSE qualification provided that at least a Level 2 Merit has been achieved on the examination element of that course.

Minimum of GCSE grade C in Business Studies or a Distinction in BTEC Level 2 Business.

Minimum of grade C in GCSE Mathematics.

If a student has not studied GCSE Business Studies then a grade C in a Humanities subject is required i.e. Geography; RE; Sociology; History.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years