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International Advanced Levels Business (2018)

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Here, you’ll find everything you need to study for, or to teach, the Edexcel International Advanced Level in Business Studies, including key documents.

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We have listened to feedback from all parts of the international school education community, including a large number of teachers and a number of universities both internationally and in the UK.

Our International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level Business has been developed to be engaging for international learners and to give them the necessary skills to support progression to higher education or further study in Business, as well as to a wide range of other subjects.

Key qualification features

  • Reflects today’s global world – students develop an understanding of current global issues that impact on business, preparing them for their next steps in today’s global world. 
  • Development of quantitative skills – students develop these skills throughout the content of the course and are required to apply these skills to relevant business contexts within the assessment.
  • Helps develop a holistic understanding of business – the assessment culminates with a final paper that draws on the knowledge and skills students developed from Units 1, 2 and 3.




International A Level Business Specification
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Qualification type:
International A Level
Level 3
Specification codes:
International only
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The New International A level Business

Our International Advanced Level in Business Studies replaces the international version of the Edexcel GCE A level in the subject.

Covering business in a global context, the Edexcel International Advanced Level in Business Studies is designed to be studied over two years, with the option of a one-year AS level course.

The specification is available for teaching in international centres only and offers 100% external assessment with no coursework.

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You'll cover business in a global context as you study our Edexcel International AS/Advanced Level in Business Studies.

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