Whatever your career path the chances are that you will be working for a business of the future. The business world is constantly changing and evolving as economic, technological, political and environmental developments alter the commercial landscape. Studying Business will provide you with an understanding of how businesses, large and small, can successfully deal with these challenges.
GCSE grade 6 in English Language or 6 in English Literature, and grade 4 in Mathematics.
The indicative Minimum Entry Admissions Score for Business is 58.
As a result of the changing global climate brought on by Brexit and the pandemic, businesses have been required to adapt in a variety of ways. Studying Business will provide you with an understanding of how businesses, large and small, can successfully deal with these challenges.
Amongst the issues you will consider are: how might the way people work change because of working from home for so long? Is a recession always damaging for business? Are emerging economies an opportunity or threat to businesses based in developed economies? You will learn through case studies, research assignments, class discussions and group activities.
38% of our students achieved A* to A
78% of our students achieved A* to B
100% of our students achieved A* to E
Nearly all of us will work for a business at some stage in our working lives, and increasing numbers of people are looking for opportunities to start their own businesses. A Level Business provides students with an understanding of how businesses work in a variety of contexts and industries, from small businesses through to the very largest multi-national corporations operating on a global scale.
Business at Hills is made fascinating by the high level of teaching, providing engaging lessons to students by using real life business examples to enhance understanding of the course.Hannah, Year 12 student
Economics is an incredibly interesting subject that adds a special layer of depth into politics and the world around usAbs, Year 12 Student
242 year 12 and 13 students take Business
4 hours and 20 minutes of weekly in-class learning time
Students are expected to undertake 5 hours of homework for each subject, every week.