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Business Studies

Exam Board - AQA A Level

The nature of the course:

By taking a holistic approach to business, the course examines the interrelated nature of business using business models, theories and techniques to support the analysis of contemporary business issues and situations. The course is designed to engage students through topics and issues that are relevant in today’s society. Students will study key contemporary developments, such as digital technology, business ethics and globalisation. The course will develop the knowledge and skills required to analyse data, think critically about issues and make informed decisions – all skills that are needed for further study and employment.

Course components:

Paper 1: Business 1 - Weighting = 1/3 Paper 2: Business 2 - Weighting = 1/3 Paper 3: Business 3 - Weighting = 1/3

Future pathways:

A Business qualification can lead to the following careers:
• Accountant
• Business advisor
• Project manager
• Investment banker
• Marketing executive
• Management consultancy