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Business A Level at The Broxbourne School

Course description

 Develop a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value.
 The internal workings and management of the organisations (marketing, finance, human resources management
and production).
 The process of decision making in a dynamic external environment.
 How business behaviour can be influenced by a range of people and organisations including customers,
managers, creditors, owners/shareholders and employees.
 The factors outside the organisation which influence the operation of the business, such as the state of the
economy, the environment, ethical considerations, the government, the law, social and technological issues
associated with business activity.
 Techniques to analyse and solve business problems.
 The importance in a business of setting objectives.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements to The Broxbourne School Sixth Form are based on both the average KS4 points achieved in the summer of year 11 and specific grades gained in subjects relevant to those that they wish to pursue in the Sixth Form. Students are expected to take four AS subjects and AS General Studies in Year 12 and should have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study.
To enter the Sixth Form to study 4 or 5 AS / A-level courses students should have achieved at least 5+ A* - C grades including English and Maths, must have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study and
• gained an average points score of 43 points or more and,
• achieved the entry grade B in the GCSE subject they wish to study at AS / A-level or in the case of subjects not taken at GCSE the entry grade in related subjects
• achieve at least an A in GCSE Maths to take AS level Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Broxbourne School directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years