Our Online A-Level Business Studies Course aims to develop your understanding of organisations and their markets through looking at management and the process of decision making. You will study business behaviour looking at different stakeholder’s perspectives and you will learn about several issues associated with business. You will also learn about the current structure of business and business practice, as reflected in events and issues affecting organisations in different sectors and environments, and recognise that they face varying degrees of competition.
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This course will teach you the Edexcel A-Level Business syllabus (9BS0). You’ll study 4 units:
For a full breakdown of course content, download the A-Level Business Studies Brochure.
All of your lessons and assessments are available on CloudPort - our Moodle-based learning environment (Moodle VLEs are used by most colleges and universities in the UK).
Start with lesson 1 and work through the course in a linear pathway or choose to jump to the section that you need. Your learning is completely flexible and allows you to set your programme of learning around the skills you need.
Submit assessments as you work through the course. Get instant results and feedback on activities to track your progress. Use these assessments as learning launchpads, allowing you to focus your time on the topics you need to brush up on.
You will have access to all course materials, assessments and tutor support for 24 months from the day of enrolment. Extensions are available for students who wish to study over a longer period.
You are not alone! You will be assigned a personal 1:1 tutor on your day of enrolment. Your tutor will remain by your side, throughout your learning journey until you get qualified.
All tutors are qualified teachers and subject matter specialists who will ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you will have unlimited access to tutor support.
CloudLearn GCSEs and A-Levels are structured around formative assessments allowing you to test your knowledge as you work towards qualification. Before taking your exam you will submit a mock exam to give you the practise you need before the big day.
When ready we arrange your exam. We have agreements with exam centres all over the UK. Our students also take advantage of preferential pricing due to the volume of students we channel to exam centres.
As part of your enrolment service package we will make all the arrangements for your final exam. This includes locating a centre and booking the relevant exam/s. Exam fees are additional.
Exam fees can be bundled using the Exam Bundles drop down when adding to basket. Have a look on our Exams Page for a detailed explanation of this service.
The Edexcel A-Level Business exam is available in May/June each year. It is assessed over 3 exam papers:
We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance, however subjects that includes NEA (A-Level Eng Lit & A-Level History), Practicals (A-Level Sciences), or Fieldwork (A-Level Geography) you are recommended to note the following deadlines for booking and give us at least 8 months booking notice.
Booking deadlines are 5-8 months prior to the exam date.
Booking your exam after the booking deadline will incur late fees (available for one month after deadline) and high late fees (available up until exam entry closure).
Choose to pay in full or spread the cost over our 6 months interest-free payment plans.
We offer longer payment plans of 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. These extended plans are subject to interest. For more details contact our student advisors on 0330 111 4006 or visit our payment plan page.
On our Online A-Level Business Studies Course you will develop a wide-range of skills that will be required in a variety of degrees and professions. You will also acquire skills that will set you apart from other candidates in your chosen field of study or career-path. For example, you will develop a critical understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value, including the internal workings and management of organisations. Through the study of global industries and companies, you will also learn about ethics and social responsibility.
Furthermore, as we approach business behaviour from the perspectives of a range of stakeholders including customers, managers, creditors, owners/shareholders and employees, you will discover the importance of skills such as open-mindedness, collaboration, leadership and responsibility. You also will develop your decision-making and problem solving skills in the light of evaluation and, where appropriate, the quantification and management of information.
We also hope to show you the benefits of continuous learning and intellectual curiosity by inspiring a sustained enjoyment of, and interest in the business world. Therefore, the CloudLearn A-level Business Studies Course focuses on improving your skill-set so that you are equipped to prosper in any learning environment or career-path.
Online A-Level Business Studies Course Edexcel