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Business Studies - A Level at Katharine Lady Berkeley's School

Course description

Business A level is designed to demonstrate the interrelated nature of business using business models, theories

and techniques to support analysis of contemporary business issues and situations. Therefore students, in addition

to studying more traditional topics such as marketing, finance, operations and HR, will investigate relevant current

issues such as digital technology, supply chain management, business ethics and globalisation. Furthermore, the

new specification introduced in September 2015 has been intentionally devised to be more academically rigorous

than its predecessors.

Year 12

Students will investigate;

• What is business?

• Managers, leadership and decision making

• Decision making to improve marketing performance, operational performance, financial performance and

human resource performance

Year 13

In addition to the above components, students will also investigate;

• Analysing the strategic position of a business

• Choosing strategic direction

• Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies

• Managing strategic change

Entry requirements

B in Business Studies OR Grade 5 in at least one English GCSE AND Grade 4 in Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Katharine Lady Berkeley's School directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years