Business Studies A level - Year 12 and 13
Business A level - Edexcel - specification code 9BS0.
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A level Business Studies aims to look at the questions arising in business and how decisions are made in business. The new Edexcel syllabus covers four themes which are assessed in three external exams at the end of the two-year course.
1) Marketing and people
2) Managing business activities
3) Business decisions and strategy
4) Global Business
There are three external exams assessed at the end of Year 13:
Paper 1: Marketing, people and global businesses, 35% of the qualification
Paper 2: Business activities, decisions & strategy, 35% of the qualification
Paper 3: Investigating business in a competitive environment, 30% of the qualification