SUBJECT:
BUSINESS STUDIES

EXAMINATION:
GCSE

EXAMINING BOARD:
CCEA

LEVELS/TIERS AVAILABLE:
A* – G

KS3 GCSE
Subject Overview N/A Business Studies is an important and worthwhile qualification. No matter what you decide to do when you leave school
the chances are you will be involved in some way within a business.
Business Studies helps you to understand more about how
and why businesses operate in the way that they do.
Business Studies will introduce students to the various aspects of the business world
and the growth of businesses within the local community and throughout the world.
Students will acquire practical skills in a wide range of computer applications used within business.
This course will allow you to progress into further academic
or vocational study or direct employment.
Hours per week N/A 2.5 hours per week (5 periods)
60 hours compulsory
60 hours optional
Topics / Modules N/A The following topics are studied during the 2 year BTEC course:
Unit 1: Enterprise in the Business World
(coursework/compulsory)
Unit 2: Finance for Business
(online exam/compulsory)
And a choice of 2 from the following:
Unit 3: Promoting a Brand
(coursework/optional)
Unit 4: principles of Customer Service
(coursework/optional)
Unit 8: Recruitment, Selection and Employment
(coursework/optional)
Assessment Type N/A 25% external exam
75% coursework portfolios
Subject Leader/ Teachers N/A Mrs Haire
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