Business Studies

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Examination Subject Business Studies
Examination Qualification GCSE
Examination Board OCR
Tiers of Entry Single

Course Content:

The subject is divided into three main units which are subdivided further into smaller sub-units.

Unit A291: Marketing and Enterprise

Unit A292: Business and People

Unit A293: Production, Finance and the External Business Environment

Assessment of Course:

The course is assessed using:

It would suit those interested in the world of Economics, Business and Finance. Candidates need to be well organised, good at working alone, taking exams and completing controlled assessment to a deadline.

Progression from this Examination:

Progression to further study from GCSE will depend upon the grades achieved. Candidates who are awarded grades D to G at GCSE could take qualifications like BTEC Level 2 courses and candidates who are awarded grades A* to C at GCSE could study AS levels or BTEC Level 3 courses.

Careers Information:

Business Studies can lead directly to work or into college. Typical industries to work in would include Retail, Administration, Finance/Banking, Construction administration, Local Authority and Public Services. Typical subjects at college might include Economics, Business, Geography, Law and Sociology.

Further Information:             See Mr. J. Ryan

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