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Business Studies AS/A-Level at Shire Oak Academy

Course description

The course is made up of four units altogether, two units for AS and two for A2. This A level will introduce students to the challenges and issues of starting a business and the role of the entrepreneur, including financial planning. It explores the key internal functions of business and how the management of these functions can assist in improving the effectiveness and performance of a business.

Entry requirements

It is not essential that students have studied GCSE Business Studies. However we are looking for students who have achieved 5 GCSEs at A* - C including Maths and English.

Future opportunities

Entrance to degree courses like marketing, accountancy, law and business related subjects. Teacher training is a possibility, as are management careers in insurance and banking. It is also an excellent foundation for anyone who aspires to run their own business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shire Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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Key information

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