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Business A Level at Sandhurst School

Course description

Business is an exciting subject that studies the dynamic world of organisations in the UK and around the world. Students learn about the fundamentals of marketing, finance, human resources and operations. They also study the external environment, including some economic and social issues impacting business.

The course is designed to challenge students to make decisions and as such students will need some numerical skills as well as the ability to form an argument in writing. A variety of learning styles are used. Students will be involved in delivering business presentations and will also be required to carry out independent research into specific local and national business organisations.

Course content

A range of topics will be covered such as:

  • managers, leadership and decision making
  • decision making to improve marketing, operational, financial and human resource performance
  • analysing the strategic position of a business
  • choosing a strategic direction
  • how to pursue strategies
  • managing strategic change

Entry requirements

Pathway One or Two entry requirements, with a minimum grade 5 in English.

Future opportunities

This can take you into junior management positions in the workplace. It is a good A Level for progression onto a variety of higher national diploma and degree courses. This is an excellent general A Level course that allows students to keep their options open in regards to what to study at a higher level.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September