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A Level

Entry requirements:    

Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.

Business A Level requires a GCSE Grade 5 in Maths.

The type of qualification students will study will be finalised at enrolment taking into account overall GCSE performance.

What is it?    

Learning the skills to both understand and be successful in the business world, researching the fundamental principles and analysing corporate performance through the main business functions.

Why choose this subject at BSFC?    

Students can operate their own fully registered business throughout the academic year as part of the national Young Enterprise scheme. You'll experience the roles of company directors, trade with the public and compete in the regional finals. Plus you'll get to keep any profits that the company makes.

What will I study?    

Marketing & people; Managing business activities; Business decisions & strategy; Global business. A Level Business focuses more on international than national business concepts.

How will I be assessed?    

Exams at the end of Year 2.

How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?    

Ideal grounding for managing or creating your own business with the knowledge and research of what makes businesses successful and the means and methods of making it so.

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