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Business Studies A Level (AQA) at Stroud High School

Course description

This subject is of general interest and useful for whatever career path you are going to follow, whether in employment or running your own business. You will develop the necessary knowledge and understanding of the local, national and international environment and the decision-making processes of business. Business Studies is ideal preparation for those students wishing to pursue further study in the field of Business and/or Management, either as a main subject in its own right or in a combination with other subjects.

You should be competent and comfortable dealing with simple mathematical calculations and the interpretation of numbers and percentages. You should possess, or be willing to develop, strong analysis and evaluation skills plus an interest in business.

Course content

THE A Level is designed to be taken over two years with all assessments taken at the end of the course. The A Level and AS Level course is designed to be co-teachable in the first year.


Entry requirements

5 or more Grade B GCSEs, including A*-C in English and Mathematics.


Examination papers use a variety of assessment styles including multiple choice, short answer, data response, essay and case studies so that students feel more confident and engage with the questions. real life case studies will be used wherever possible to make it easier for students to relate and apply theiir knowledge and skills developed throughout the course.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years