Business Studies

GCSE Business Studies

Course Content

The GCSE Business Studies course runs for 1 year.
The topics you will learn about are:

·        Types of business ownership

·        The management of people within a business

·        Marketing

·        Finance

·        Production

·        External influences

You will also develop and use a wide range of enterprise skills and personal learning and thinking skills during lessons.

How is it assessed?

There are 2 exams at the end of the course.  You will also complete a piece of coursework which involves hypothetically setting up your own business.

The coursework is worth 25% of your GCSE

The 2 exams are worth 75% of your GCSE

What is next?

After GCSE Business Studies you may want to continue with AS Business Studies or Applied Business Studies or even Accounting.

This GCSE would allow you to go on to do a wide range of other A levels too.