Business A level

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
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What will you be working towards?

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Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

The topics are designed to equip students with an understanding of how to launch and manage the day to day running of a variety of different business structures. There is a strong focus on decision making within the business environment, with an emphasis on the practical implications of running a successful business.

Details

Course Content
There are three components which are assessed in final examinations. Students will study: business opportunities and functions; business analysis and strategy; and business in a changing world. Work from each component underpins the work that follows to allow students to tackle longer synoptic 
essays and case studies at the end of the course.

The topics are designed to equip students with an understanding of how to launch and manage the day to day running of a variety of different business structures. There is a strong focus on decision making within the business environment, with an emphasis on the practical implications of running a successful business. 

How will it be delivered?

Component 1: Business Opportunities and Functions

2 hours 15 minutes, 80 marks, 33.3% of qualification

Section A: compulsory short-answer questions

Section B: compulsory data response questions

Component 2: Business Analysis and Strategy

2 hours 15 minutes, 80 marks, 33.3% of qualification

Compulsory data response and structured questions

Component 3: Business in a Changing World

2 hours 15 minutes, 80 marks, 33.3% of qualification

Section A: compulsory questions based on a case study

Section B: one synoptic essay from a choice of three

Entry requirements

If you have not taken GCSE Business Studies, you need to have GCSE English Language at Grade 5 or above and GCSE Maths at Grade 5 or above. If you have taken GCSE Business Studies, you need to have achieved Grade B or above.
 
You will need to keep up with current events by watching news programmes and business documentaries on television, as well as reading the business sections in the newspapers.
 
You will need to communicate your ideas clearly and concisely in a logical way and show some creativity in answering discussion type questions. An enquiring mind and a good memory for facts and figures are a great advantage.