Business Studies - A Level

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Course Code : UOL23
Format : Paper
Accreditation : AQA
Suggested Duration : 200 Hours
Level : A Level

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Course Description

Business Studies A Level - Standard or Fast Track

There are a wide range of A-Levels available so you are sure to find a subject to suit your interests. We guarantee to make the marking of your assignments our priority, to ensure you are fully prepared to sit your examinations in June each year. We do not charge any addition fees for this service.

An A Level in Business Studies is the ideal course for students who would like to develop and improve their knowledge and understanding of this industry. Successful completion of you’re A-Level will enable you to gain entry to university and study at a higher level. It is also the perfect course to study to lead onto a progression route for further education whilst in employment.

Please Note:

This course covers the new 2015 specification. As a result of the updated specification the first opportunity you will have to complete the exam for this course will be June 2017.

For more information please don’t hesitate to contact one of our course advisors.

This specification has been created to do the following:

  • Allow candidates to concentrate on the dynamic nature of the modern business world
  • Provide opportunities for the development of a range of academic skills
  • Investigate real business situations and be practical in the application of business concepts
  • Provide an understanding of the role of the entrepreneur as well as business in society
  • Provide opportunities for research into business issues


Theme 1: Marketing and People
Students will develop an understanding of:

  • Meeting customer needs
  • The market
  • Marketing mix and strategy
  • Managing people
  • Entrepreneurs and leaders

Theme 2: Managing Business Activities
Students will develop an understanding of:

  • Raising finance
  • Financial planning
  • Managing finance
  • Resource management
  • External influence

Theme 3: Business Decisions and Strategy
This theme develops the concepts introduced in Theme 2. Students will develop an understanding of:

  • Business objectives and strategies
  • Business growth
  • Decision-making techniques
  • Influences on business decisions
  • Assessing competitiveness
  • Managing change

Theme 4: Global Business
This theme develops the concepts introduced in Theme 1. Students will develop an understanding of:

  • Globalisation
  • Global markets and business expansion
  • Global marketing
  • Global industries and companies (multinational corporations)

Recommended Reading

AQA Business Studies for AS by Marcouse, I, Gillespie, A, Surridge, M, Brewer, M, Watson, N, Birchall, N and Hammond, A, Hodder Education, 2008, ISBN 9780340958643

AQA Business Studies for A2 by Marcouse, I et al, Hodder Education, ISBN 9780340973578


Previous Knowledge Required

Students will need to have GCSE level mathematics to succeed in this course. On our Business Studies A-Level course there are no difficult maths questions involved however, learners will need to perform simple calculations as well as having an understanding of how to interpret figures. 



Students will receive a paper based pack as well as a study guide. You will also be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have throughout the duration of your course (via mail or email). Your tutor will review and mark your work as well as provide feedback. Learners will also have access to our student help desk who are available to answer any other questions you may have.



On enrolment students will receive a study guide which will explain what is expected of you as a learner. Our Business Studies A-Level course consists of a number of assignments which your assigned personal tutor will review and mark as well as provide feedback. Students are only required to send your tutor your marked assignments for comments. You do not need to send off your self-assessment activities and exercises which are a part of helping you to measure your progress.  

Students are required to take their examinations at the AQA centre. We will provide you with an extensive list of centres within your course pack and will also assist learners in finding the most suitable location. You will have access to tutor support for 18 months.


Awarding Organisation

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) has a well-known reputation for promoting education for the benefit of the public as well as draw on long experience of both setting and marking exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. This is the largest of three English exam boards. On a national basis, AQA award 49% of full course GCSEs and also 42% of A-Levels. Learners sit more than 3.5 million examinations each year with AQA.


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