Course overview

Business Studies City of Bristol College

Studying this Business Studies A Level, you will look at how businesses are set up and what can be done to monitor and improve business performance.

You will develop your problem-solving skills, learn how to present arguments and make good business judgements.

This two-year course is part of a full-time A Level programme and you can choose two other A Level subjects to study alongside it.

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is for young people who have an interest in business, enquiring mind and who are able to assess the consequences of decisions.

What you'll learn

You will cover:

  • What is business?
  • Managers, leadership and decision making
  • Decision making to improve marketing performance
  • Decision making to improve operational performance
  • Decision making to improve financial performance
  • Decision making to improve human resource performance

Entry requirements

To join this course you will need six GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, including Maths and English.

You will need an interview for this course.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is assessed through examinations.

Future career and study opportunities

As the subject offers an insight into different business functions, you can find a particular area which you like and may wish to pursue this into higher education or a career.

Additional costs

This course is free to anyone aged 16-18. There is no formal list of additional costs. However, if you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

Guaranteed place for 16-18 year olds

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Fees and applications

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Business Studies College Green Centre
Course Code
01/09/2020 - 25/06/2022
2 years
Full Time
Hours per week
Start Time
College Green Centre
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1126A00-1 01/09/2020 - 25/06/2022 2 years Full Time 15.00 Enquire College Green Centre