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Business AS and A2 Level at Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This course covers all the key topics of starting a business and running a business. It also takes into account how you with fund your business and protect your intellectual property. By opting for the Business A-level, you will learn how businesses operate and explore the following areas in depth: marketing, accounting and finance, human resource planning and operations management.


Students will be offered opportunities to take part in a number of external competitions and visits during the 2-year course. Each year we visit a European country; in 2016 this will be Milan.

Course content

AS Level consists of 2 units: Business Opportunities and Business Functions.

A-Level consists of 3 units: Business Opportunities and Functions; Business Analysis and Strategy; Business in the Changing World.

Entry requirements

If GCSE Business Studies has been studied, a grade C must have been achieved.


AS Level: examinations assessed in the summer.

A-Level: 100 per cent examinations.

Future opportunities

This course is suitable for those students who wish to pursue a career in a business environment, or who wish to set up their own business, or simply enjoy studying a subject that affects their everyday lives. It is also suitable for those who wish to study business at a higher level or a business related course such as economics, law, accounting, finance, management and politics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016
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