If you want a thorough grounding in the skills required for today’s rapidly changing business world, our Cambridge A Level Business course will provide it. Most employers are keen to employ individuals with a good understanding of business. Students who study A Level Business can go on to pursue Accountancy, Economics and a whole range of Management-related courses at university.
You’ll gain knowledge of all aspects of running a business and also the skills required to start your own. Whatever scale your future business is on, whether you are selling homemade produce or running a large corporation, you’ll need to understand the basics of a successful business. This course will enable you to do so.
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Some universities advise that combinations of A Level subjects with similar content should be avoided. For example if you propose studying A Level Economics and A Level Business you are advised to contact universities before making decisions about subject combinations that include these two subjects. There is no prior knowledge requirements for A level Business Studies, however, all students must have a GCSE/IGCSE in English Language and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.Contact Us
Our course will prepare you for the Cambridge International Examination Business syllabus 9609. The full A Level qualification comprises exams at AS and at A Level, which may be taken together or separately.
For the AS Business you will take: Paper 1: Short Answer and Essay worth 20% of the AS level or 10% of the full A Level. (1 hour and 15 minutes) Paper 2: Data Response worth 60% of the AS level or 30% of the full A Level. (1 hour and 30 minutes)
To complete the full A Level Business qualification, in addition to the AS papers above, you will take: Paper 3: Case Study worth 50% of the full A Level. (3 hours) This paper is based on additional A Level syllabus content and also assumes knowledge and understanding required for AS Level above.
There are Cambridge exam centres in the UK and in over 150 countries. We can provide details of the most convenient.
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Studying Business enables us to understand the mechanisms that allow our society to run efficiently. From taxation and trade deals to understanding the ways advertisers manipulate consumers.BA, PGCE Subject: Business Studies View Profile
My time spent working in banking allows me to contextualise my teaching with a range of real examples. I’m looking forward very much to working as your Tutor for this fascinating subject.HNC, BA, QTS Subject: Business Studies View Profile
I am passionate about getting students to see the real world relevance of what they are studying. Business is a subject that provides students with skills that are very relevant for future careersLLB, PGCE Subject: Business Studies View Profile
My diverse experience has helped me become a versatile and dynamic educator bringing out the best. I believe homeschooling allows all students to receive a high quality education.BCS, QTS, PGCE Subject: Computer Science & Business Studies View Profile
Business Studies is great – it helps you to understand why and how business decisions are made. Students I have taught have loved it because they can apply it to real life – I hope you will too!BA, PGCE Subject: Business Studies View Profile