This course is for 16-19 year olds who have an interest in studying the world of business. The focus is on being a good decision maker. Students should have sound literacy and numeracy skills, and should be interested in current affairs broadly as well as developments in the business world and the economy. The ability to question and debate will be key to success in this subject.
General Qualifications: For 3 A Level subjects you require between 5 and 6 GCSEs grade A*-C (8/9-4/5) in academic subjects, taken at one sitting. Specifically for Business you will require a minimum of a Grade 5 in English Language and a Grade 4 in Mathematics.
Decision making, managerial skills and problem solving techniques are a major part of this subject. Specific topic areas covered will be management, leadership and decision making, what is business?, marketing, operations management (production), finance and accounting, human resources, strategic position analysis, strategic direction, pursuing strategies and managing strategic change.
Assessment will be by examination (3 written papers at the end of the second year). The examinations papers comprise of multiple choice questions, case studies, data response, short answer questions and essays.
On successful completion of the course you will achieve an A Level in Business. This is an academic A Level and is accepted by all good universities.
Please complete an application form and return it to the College, either online, by post or in person at the Wood Street Campus. References will be required from your previous educational establishment.
Yes, you will need to be interviewed by a tutor.
You will need to buy text books.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.