An academic study of how businesses operate on a local, national and international scale. Real business examples are used to enable all students to grasp the reality of businesses in the modern world.
The A Level is structured into four themes:
- Theme 1 Marketing and people
- Theme 2 Managing business activities
- Theme 3 Business decisions and strategy
- Theme 4 Global business.
There are three externally assessed papers at A-Level. Each paper comprises 100 marks and is two hours in duration. Data response questions are short answer and extended open response. A-Level Paper 3 has a broad pre-released context to support the investigative nature of the qualification.
5 GCSE grades at 4 or above including a 4 in English & Maths. If Business has been studied before then a 5 is essential.