Business Studies

Business Studies


Duration: 2 years
Starting date: September 2018
Location: SRC Bede Sixth Form


What will you do?

You’ll develop a thorough understanding of business theory and principles through our lively and active lessons. As well as making business decisions based on real life scenarios you’ll be expected to justify those decisions and back them up with sound reasoning based on evidence.


How will you learn?

Lessons in business are active and require you to participate and put forward your ideas. You will be expected to justify decisions and back them up with sound reasoning based on evidence. The course consists of four 70 minute lessons per week.


How are you assessed?

Assessment in lessons will be through both short and long answer essay. Exam arrangements for 2017 – your final grade will be gained from your performance in 3 exams at the end of the second year.


You need:

GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English Language is recommended.


What do you need to know?

You are already more of an expert in the world of Business than you currently realise.


What’s next?

Moving on to university you can further develop your business knowledge or specialise in a preferred field. Future careers include management, international business, marketing, or you could go on to launch your own business.


How do I apply/enrol?


What kit/uniform do I need?

A pen, pencil, ruler and calculator and an enthusiastic approach to learning.


3 Reason to join us:

  1. Over half of our A level Business students choose to continue to study business at University after finishing their course at SRC Bede Sixth Form.
  2. Many students progress to senior managerial positions in some of the UK’s top companies.
  3. Whatever you do you will learn skills and knowledge that will be useful for the rest of your working life.