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Business Studies A Level at The Leventhorpe School

Course description

All AS topics plus the following:

  • Analysing the strategic position of a business
  • Choosing strategic direction
  • Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
  • Managing strategic change

Entry requirements

Five or more GCSE's at grade C or 5

AS pass in Business Studies - only Leventhorpe students are likely to have achieved this in year 11


Three external examinations as follows:

  • Written exam: 2 hour
  • 100 marks in total
  • 33.3% of A-level weighting

Paper 1 Three compulsory sections:

  • Section A has 15 multiple choice questions (MCQs) worth 15 marks.
  • Section B has short answer questions worth 35 marks.
  • Section C has two essay questions (choice of one from two and one from two) each worth 25 marks

Paper 2 Three data response compulsory questions worth approximately 33 marks each and made up of three or four part questions

Paper 3 One compulsory case study followed with approximately six questions

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years