Business A Level at Southmoor Academy
The OCR A Level in Business provides insight into, and experiance of, how businesses work, stimulating curiosity and encouraging students to engage with commerce in their everday. The course will capture and inspire interest in the way in which businesses operate in the modern world. Topics covered in the course include:
- Business objectives and stratigic descions
- External influences facing businesses
- Marketing and marketing strategies
- Operational strategy
- Human resources
- Accounting and financial considerations
- The global environment of business
Students are required to have the standard Sixth Form entry requirements (5 A* - C grades including 5 in English and Maths). Since this is an academic qualification, it is preferable for students to have Grades 6 or above in both Maths and English. You do not need to have Studied Business studies at GCSE.
All units are externall assessed.
Unit 1 [33%] - Operating in a local business environment (2 hour written exam - partly multiple choice questions)
Unit 2 [33%] - The UK business environment (2 hour written exam)
Unit 3 [33%] - The Global business environment (2 hour written exam)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southmoor Academy directly.