Welcome to Business

Business is at the heart of our everyday lives and those who study any of these subjects will have a wide variety of progression opportunities, whether they choose university or employment.  There are a variety of courses available to suit different approaches to learning and visiting speakers from industry will apply the learning to the workplace. 

 
We are a large but friendly department with a wide range of academic and vocational programmes to suit all learning styles.
- Maria Sparks, Head of Faculty for Business
In 2019, Accounting, Business and Economics A Level achieved 100% pass rate.

Our Courses

Accounting

A Level

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Business

A Level

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Business (single or double award)

Vocational Level 3

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Business Technology

Vocational Level 2

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Economics

A Level

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See us in action

Student success

Kathryn Ray

Kathryn Ray

Kathryn was a local student from The Sholing Technology College and received outstanding results from her A Levels. 

She achieved A*A*AA in Economics, Graphics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

Kathryn is now going onto the Russell Group university of London School of Economics (LSE) to study Economics and Philosophy.


Department news

Business Students Raise Money For Local Charities

The Faculty of Business has been busy fundraising for local charities, including Capable Creatures and Southampton General Hospital's Cancer Charity.

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Guest Lecture: Mitch Lee, founder of Mitch's Kitchen

As part of Itchen's drive to encourage students to think about their future ambitions and careers, our first year Business students were treated to a talk by…

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Guest Speaker: Roger Whiteside, CEO of Greggs

On Friday 1 March our Business and Economics students were visited by former Itchen student Roger Whiteside who is now the Chief Executive of bakery chain…

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Key personnel

Maria Sparks - Head of Faculty for Business

Maria Sparks

Teacher of Business, Economics and Accounting