A-Level Business

Advanced Level

Join Our Exciting Business Studies Course at Wolverhampton’s Amethyst Sixth Form

Hey future business leaders! Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to learn about the business world? Our Business Studies course at the Amethyst sixth form is just what you need to get started on your journey to success!

Course Contents: Your Blueprint for Success

Dive into the essentials of business with modules that cover everything from crafting a business plan to understanding the global market. Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll learn:

  • Business Foundations: Learn the ABCs of business, from setting up shop to understanding the role of different business departments.
  • Marketing Magic: Discover the art of attracting customers and creating buzz for products and services.
  • Money Matters: Get savvy with finances, from managing budgets to making smart investment choices.
  • Leadership and Management: Develop your leadership style and learn how to inspire teams to success.

Why Amethyst Sixth Form?

Our sixth form is a place where curiosity meets opportunity. You’ll enjoy:

  • Interactive Learning: Say goodbye to boring lectures and hello to hands-on projects and real-world case studies.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from teachers who are passionate about business and want to see you succeed.
  • Community Spirit: Join a group of like-minded peers who are as excited about business as you are.

The Future Awaits

Whether you’re aiming for university, dreaming of starting your own company, or looking to jump into a rewarding career, our Business Studies course is your first step towards a bright future.

Enrol Today and Shape Tomorrow

Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of Wolverhampton’s most engaging sixth form Business Studies course. Spaces are limited, so secure your spot now and get ready to make your mark in the world of business!


Qualification Details

  • Qualification: Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Business (9BS0)
  • Exam Board: Edexcel


Course Teacher Profile

Miss E. Carter


Miss Carter is the Curriculum Team Lead for Applied Business in the Amethyst Sixth Form

Course Requirements

To enrol for the Applied Business course you must have the following…

  • Maths Grade 5
  • English Grade 5

  • Business BTEC Level 2 merit or above or GCSE Business Studies Grade 5

Year 1 Summary

Theme 1 – Marketing and People

  • Students will develop an understanding of:
  • meeting customer needs
  • the market
  • marketing mix and strategy
  • managing people
  • entrepeneurs and leaders

Theme 2 – Managing business activities

  • Students will develop an understanding of:
  • raising finance
  • financial planning
  • managing finance
  • resource management
  • external influences

Year 2 Summary

Theme 3 – Business decisions and strategy

The theme develops the concepts introduced in Theme 2. Students will develop an understanding of:

  • business objectives and strategy
  • 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)

Careers and Next Steps

  • The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses.
  • The knowledge you will gain in this course will prepare you for a variety of careers, including management, accounting, marketing, human resource management.

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