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A Level in Business Studies

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

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.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

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.

Course information

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.

2 Years

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 EDEXCEL GCE A Level in Business

University, career or an apprenticeship

Level 3

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