Business Studies A Level at Bacon's College
AS/A2 Level Business Studies looks at how businesses operate. The course aims to provide greater knowledge, insight and understanding of business. The course looks at six main subject areas: Accounting and Finance, Marketing, People, Operations, External Influences and Objectives and Strategy.
The course aims to develop a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value. Students will explore business behaviour from a range of stakeholders and consider the economic, environmental, ethical, governmental, legal, social and technological contexts that businesses operate in.
Applicants who are successful in gaining a place at Bacon’s to study Business will also develop a range of skills, including problemsolving, decision-making and project management, that are transferable to other subjects and provide a good grounding for higher education or employment opportunities.
This course is suitable for all types of students but it is particularly relevant for students that may want to set up their own businesses in the future, students who are interested in working in business, finance, marketing, human resources or related fields, and for students who are interested in how businesses operate.
AS-Level: Planning and Financing a Business ,Managing a Business
A2-Level: Strategies for Success, Managing Change
You should have 5 GCSE’s grades A*-C, including English Language and Mathematics. GCSE Business Studies is not a pre-requisite but, if students have taken this subject at GCSE, we would expect students to have achieved a ‘B’ grade.
A-Level Business Studies prepares students for the world of work and gives students a good general understanding of Business. After completing the A2 many students choose to continue their education at university whilst others are suitable for jobs in a variety of fields including: Accounting & Finance, Office Administration, Customer Service, Marketing, Human Resources and Recruitment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bacon's College directly.