A-Levels - A Level Business

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 57390
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


A Level Business is useful for a range of careers, as it is a subject which covers a wide variety of topics, including marketing and finance. It also gives you the opportunity to start using skills within the classroom straight into the working world, be it a part-time job or your own business.


What you will study

You'll develop a range of skills covering the following subject areas:

Marketing and people including: 

Meeting customer needs

The market

Marketing mix and strategy

Managing people

Entrepreneurs and leaders

Managing business activities including:  

Raising finance

Financial planning

Managing finance

Resource management

External influences

Business decisions and strategy including:

Business objectives and strategy

Business growth

Decision-making techniques

Influences on business decisions

Assessing competitiveness

Managing change

Global business including: 


Global markets and business expansion

Global marketing

Global industries and companies (multinational corporations)

How will it be delivered?

Assessment is by external examination. To achieve the full A Level in Business you will need to complete three externally assessed exams at the end of the second year. Progression is carefully monitored through combined student/teacher assessment, homework assignments and examination practice.



Entry requirements

5 GCSEs 9-4 , including English Language and maths at grade 5


Your next steps...

Further Study

The majority of students progress to university degrees in a wide range of subjects such as Business Studies, Business Management, or a combined degree with Marketing or Economics.

Career Opportunities

Business will open your eyes to a wide range of job opportunities ranging from finance to marketing to management, whether you undertake a course at university or go straight into the work environment.