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A-Level Business

  • Course Type: A Level

What can this course lead to?

Example job roles:

  • Management Trainee
  • Events Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Advertising Assistant
  • Human Resources Assistant

Further study and career opportunities If you’d like to study business, finance or management at university, A-level Business provides an excellent foundation. Progress to a HND in Business at University Centre Peterborough or other business degrees at university in areas such as Management, Marketing, HR or Finance. Business apprenticeships in sectors such as Accounting, Business Administration, Customer Service and Management are also available.

The skills you learn are transferable across a broad range of subjects and careers. Whatever you choose to do in the future, you’ll find that the things you learn in this course will help. For example, you’ll probably work with lots of different people, so knowledge of motivational theory will help you to work well with others and help them achieve their potential. You might have ambitious plans to start your own business. If that’s the case, you’ll find the marketing and finance topics particularly useful.

Who is it for?

Gain an introduction to key business areas such as marketing, operations, finance, human resources and management with a special focus on decision-making. You will learn essential managerial skills alongside techniques to help you become an analytical problem solver through the investigation of the strategic decisions that all businesses have to make.

What is covered?

The A-level Business course introduces you to all you need to know about working in business, providing a solid foundation for further study. With a focus on helping you to become a good decision maker, you’ll learn essential managerial skills, alongside techniques to help you become an analytical problem solver. These skills are all highly sought after and valued in a wide range of careers.

You will study the following units:

  • What is business?
  • Managers, Leadership and Decision-Making
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Methods, Direction and Positioning of a business
  • Managing Strategic Change

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The standard requirement for A Levels at Stamford College is 5 GCSEs at Grade 5/C or above as a minimum for humanities subjects and 6/B in maths for all science subjects.

Each A Level subject has its own additional entry requirements, please see below:

Minimum grade 5/C or above in maths and 6/B in two humanities subjects.

 We offer an online interview which explain the A Level programme and also allow for an informal chat with the tutor for each subject, before an offer to study with us can be made. We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code

SAL3AL4AF-BU

Duration

2 Years

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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