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SCCH accountant2

A-Level Business

Business covers all aspects of business organisations. We will show you how businesses tackle a range of issues such as marketing, entrepreneurial skills and business objectives. We will also consider how businesses motivate their workforce and how a business is financed. Knowledge of businesses will be through case studies relating topics to the corporate world.

Contemporary business events will be discussed to understand how the broader economic environment impacts on the business sector. A key aspect of the course is to apply theory to practice, producing realistic and feasible outcomes using problem solving techniques.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed entirely through exams. Case studies with differentiated questions are used to assess students.

What will I learn?

You will explore the major topics of:

  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Business environment
  • Business strategy
  • Break-even analysis

What are my career opportunities?

  • Management consultancy
  • Advertising
  • Retail buying/management
  • Public relations officer
  • Chartered accountancy
  • Distribution and logistics management

Further Study?

Business is a respected A-Level that can lead to further study at university firstly at undergraduate level and progressing to a Masters in Business Administration.

Are there any extra costs?

There may be some additional costs, for example, an annual trip to London or Brighton for a revision day or business visit. Students are also advised to purchase Business Review. 

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