Business Studies

Subject: Business Studies

Overview of KS3 curriculum

This subject is only offered in years 10 and 11

 

GCSE course offered

AQA GCSE Business Studies

Course overview

Unit 1 Setting up a Business

The following topic areas are covered :

  • Starting a business
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • People in Business
  • Operations management

Assessment : 1 hour Written Paper, 60 marks / 40%

Unit 2 Growing as a Business

The following topic areas are covered :

  • The business organisation
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • People in Business
  • Operations management

Assessment : 1 hour Written Paper, 60 marks / 35%

Unit 3 Investigating Businesses

This unit is a controlled assessment unit. The work must be each candidate’s own individual response and must be produced under controlled conditions.

Controlled Assessment : 40 marks / 25%

Business & Enterprise Curriculum Plan Key Stage 4

Business Studies GCSE Curriculum Plan Key Stage 4

Where can additional information about the curriculum be found?

Qualification overview:

http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/newgcses/business/new/business_materials.php

Lesson and revision materials are available on Dynamic Learning