The modern business world is ever-changing. Think about that new smartphone you bought last week or the new flavour of Frappuccino launched by Starbucks. These are made possible by a combination of ideas, innovative design & production, clever marketing and the expertise of workers. Thinking about all of those processes and people allows you to begin to understand what Business is all about.
The A Level course is delivered from a dedicated room and the Subject Leader has a background in banking and sound post graduate qualifications. The new course introduced in 2016 has a much greater emphasis on practical concepts which underpin the behaviour of businesses in the real world.
"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most adaptable to change."
Charles Darwin, Naturalist & Geologist
Business and management courses are hugely popular subjects at university and a great foundation for many careers including management and accountancy. It is also very useful for students, whatever career they may have planned.
There are three 2 hour examinations for A Level and two 1½ hour examinations for AS Level. At both levels the examinations are a mixture of short answer questions, structured questions based on real business case studies and multiple choice questions.