AS/A Level Business
Advanced Learner Loan applicable
What will I learn?
During this two-year course you will gain a thorough understanding of the business environment and key aspects of its function.
Over the duration of the course you will build on your existing knowledge and interest for business, developing your understanding of business functions such as marketing, human resources, strategy and analysis. You will understand and learn the key interpersonal skills that entrepreneurs and professionals in this industry have, youll sharpen your ability to assess trends and solve problems, learn how to set and meet business objectives, and see how theory relates to real world examples. You will also explore the methods businesses use to motivate their staff and gain an insight into the finance function behind different sized organisations. Modules will cover topics including: Marketing Human Resources Business environment Business strategy Break-even analysis Economics* Finance
You will be assessed entirely through exams. Case studies with differentiated questions will be used to test your understanding of key business theories.
What could I progress on to?
Business is a respected A-Level that can lead to further study at university firstly at undergraduate level and then progressing to a Masters degree.There are a number of career opportunities available to you after studying this qualification, for instance you may work in a Management consultancy, move into advertising, work as a retail consultant, work in Public Relations, or accountancy.
There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to business events and conferences. We also recommend you to purchase Business Review, to give your studies a real world context.
Additional Course Details for 17/18
Study Year Year 1 Course code 1102 Course name A Level Business Y1 Campus Station Plaza Study mode Start date 11/09/17 Duration 34 week (s)
Additional Course Details for 18/19
Study Year Year 1 Course code 1102 Course name A Level Business Y1 Campus Station Plaza Study mode Start date 10/09/18 Duration 34 week (s)