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Business Studies — A Level

Course information

Business Studies is much more than a subject confined to the four walls of the classroom. From every purchase you make, from every company name you hear in the news, business exist all around us, and at some point in your life, some of these businesses have convinced you to purchase their products and services. If you want to become part of this phenomenon, then an A-Level in Business Studies is the solution for you.
Whether you end up working in a small / large business, or anywhere you have to work with people, an education in Business Studies will stay with you for life.
The A Level will entail 3 exams in Summer set by Edexcel, which are broken down as follows:
? Theme 1 – Market, People and Global Business
? Theme 2 – Activities, Decisions and Strategies
? Theme 3 – ‘Investigating Business’


A Level Business Studies and UCAS points for H.E

This course leads to...

Today there is an increasing demand for employees with business skills, whether you end up working for a large company or not, Business Studies will help you immensely. Depending on your particular specialisms and other subject choices, Business Studies will help you on a Law, Science, Languages or Social Science path! The transferable skills learned in the Business A-Level will prepare you for the future challenges that lie ahead.

The A Level will also develop the skills you need to pursue a goal of studying at university.

Entry Requirements

A Level Entry Requirements for 16-18s:
The most important entry requirement is that you are committed and determined to do well
You need to achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, with at least 2 at Grade 5. These must include Maths and English.
To study this particular A level you need to achieve Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and English

Why study with us?

With extensive experience in corporate hospitality, managing restaurants at the Grand National, running events with Royal guests, working in Spain, living in both France and Spain, and a further variety of lower roles in a range of businesses, there is ample opportunity for outside experiences to be brought into the classroom. In addition, the College has extensive industry links across a wide range of employers, through which work experience opportunities can be arranged to supplement and enhance the learning experience. Links have been forged with the Liverpool One management company, and this provides a relevant and accessible opportunity throughout the year.
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Further Information...

Need more information or can’t find the course you’re looking for? We can book you in to speak with our dedicated Advice & Guidance team about your options at The City of Liverpool College. With hundreds of courses and flexible learning, we’re sure to have something to meet your needs.

You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163851

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course, fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for21/22 is 500.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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