A level Business

Why study Cambridge A level Business?

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.

Note that our experienced University Services Adviser can advise on A level courses and all aspects of university entrance including application support and references.


Wolsey Hall Oxford is a registered school of Cambridge Assessment International Education

Wolsey Hall is a registered online Cambridge International School.

Wolsey Hall Oxford is a Pearson Edexcel approved centre

We offer a wide range of A level courses.

A level business homeschooling course

What do I need to know to enrol?

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, however, all students must have a GCSE/IGCSE in English Language and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.

The syllabus and exam

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. Exams take place in March (India only), June and November.

AS level

Paper 1

Business Concepts 1 worth 40% of the AS level or 20% of the full A level. (1 hour and 15 minutes).

Paper 2

Business Concepts 2 worth 60% of the AS level or 30% of the full A level. (1 hour and 30 minutes).

A level

To complete the full A level Business qualification, in addition to the AS papers above, you will take:

Paper 3

Business Decision-Marking worth 30% of the full A level. (1 hour and 45 minutes)

Paper 4

Business Strategy worth 20% of the full A level. (1 hour and 15 minutes).

There are Cambridge exam centres in the UK and in over 150 countries. We can provide details of the most convenient.

All of our A level courses include a number of past exam papers in the final module. These include the most recent paper which can be taken as a mock exam and submitted to your Tutor for assessment and feedback for a modest additional fee.

Course samples

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I really love the way the Wolsey Hall Oxford homeschooling system works. It gives you spare time to focus on the things that are important to you. I really like that whenever we struggled with anything there was a lot of help available and the Tutors are very helpful.

Ame Pretorius – IGCSE Student


My son Victor received the Cambridge Outstanding Learner Award 2018 in China, for his 95% AS Level Maths result! We had a great time at the ceremony. Victor is obviously the youngest award winner as he skipped two years of Maths in school. The other winners for AS or A Level are either at Year 13 or studying at University level already! The IGCSE subject award winners were already in Year 12, whilst Victor is only in Year 11. I hope he will get more awards next year, with his IGCSE subjects and A Level Maths.
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Lisa Kuo, A level Homeschooling Parent

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I have nothing but praise for Wolsey Hall, such a great organisation, very professional but at the same time supportive and friendly. The Student Progress Manager was not only a great support for my son but was always there for me too when I needed advice. Deniz has been studying IGCSE Biology, English Lang, History & Maths.
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Jane, IGCSE Parent