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Business Studies

Subject Description

It is important for people in all walks of life to understand the nature and purpose of business. Students generally find Business dynamic and engaging to study as they develop the knowledge and skills to analyse data, think critically about issues and make informed decisions – these skills are needed for further study and employment.

The A level course allows students to acquire skills, such as: how to assemble and interpret data, how to put over your point of view fluently, as well as develop knowledge in many areas of business. This includes topics such as: why businesses exist, the role of shareholders, the external environment, what managers do, elements of marketing, the value of objectives. These are taught through the use of case studies, investigations and activities with a clear academic focus.

Future Destinations:

Business can lead to a career in many areas. Business Management, International Business, Banking, Insurance, Finance, Accounting, Administration, Retail, Leisure Services, Production Management and many other professions.
Many students go on to Higher Education and various University courses such as: Business and Administration, Business Management, Retailing, Economics, Accounting and many more.

What do I need?:

Grade 4 English, Grade 4 Maths
Grade 5 Maths


A Level


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