Business A-Level

If you are a budding entrepreneur or you dream of holding a managerial position in your career, then Business A-Level can help you achieve that. You'll gain a good overview of the internal workings of a business as well as the external factors that affect a company’s ability to meet objectives and strategies.




Level 3

Course Type

16 +


A Level


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 03108y1 09/09/24 19/06/26

What will I study?

Join us for this two-year A-Level, where you will discover more about the all-encompassing world of business.

You'll learn more about business theory, learn more about entrepreneurialism, and develop key managerial skills. You will also gain a good overview to the internal workings of an organisation, as well as the external factors that affect a company’s ability to meet objectives and strategies.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

A GCSE grade 4 in English Language and grade 5 in Maths.

How will I be assessed?

This qualification covers ten topics assessed through three exams, each worth 33.3% of the A-Level and all of which are examined in June.

BUSINESS1: A mix of multiple choice, short answer and data response questions. BUSINESS2: Three data response questions. BUSINESS3: One compulsory case study with six questions of varying length.

Throughout the course you will be expected to complete written homework tasks, which will help your teachers to provide you with individual feedback designed to help you improve your performance ready for these external assessments.

What qualification will I achieve?

Once you have completed this course, you will achieve an A-Level in Business graded A*-E.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you can progress to business studies degree courses, or you will have gained a very good introduction to a career in business.

Are there any extra costs?

You will need to purchase a course text book (for each separate year of study), currently £20.

Additional Info

Each year, we organise a one-day revision course run by examiners (either in Portsmouth or London), which are great for you to attend. As a Business student, you'll take part in Enterprise Week in November, where you will put your business skills to the test, working on real business problems, supported by local business people.