This is the right subject for you if you want to learn about how business functions, their role in the wider society and links to political and international issues, such as workforce migration, globalisation, marketing and financial performance. The specification and assessment will encourage you to follow business developments and think critically about contemporary business issues.
Fri, 26 Jun 2026
Requires GCSEs in English language at grade 4 and maths at grade 5, plus the standard entry requirements of an
A Level or mixed programme.
You will learn about decision making to improve marketing, operational, financial and human resources performance. You will analyse the strategic position of a business, choose a strategic direction and discuss how to pursue and manage strategic change. Real life case studies, video clips and group work are used to add variety to classwork and support you in the application of your knowledge and skills.
In class, face to face with some practical activity, individual and group work.
You will sit three papers for this subject. Question papers use a variety of assessment styles, including multiple choice, short answer, data response, essay and case studies. You will be required to demonstrate good numeracy skills across all papers.
Level 3 AQA GCE A Level in Business
During your two years of study you will undertake a work placement. You will also hear from a variety of industry speakers, visit careers’ fairs, workshops, trips and visiits.
University, career or an apprenticeship
An interest in current affairs is an advantage with this course to reflect the ever changing world of business.