BUSINESS STUDIES: EDEXCEL

Business Studies is an ideal subject for developing a range of skills which will support you in further studies and/or employment.

COURSE BENEFITS?

You will find many employers accept Business Studies as a qualification as it demonstrates an analytical mind and awareness of key principles.  Employment opportunities where your business skills are valued include:

Business Management

Information Communication

Human Resources

Accounting

Marketing

 

THE COURSE

The course will equip you with the knowledge of how and why businesses start up.  It will help you appreciate how businesses function and the relationship businesses has with the wider community.

UNIT 1: Introduction to small businesses

How will Unit 1 be assessed

Externally assessed exam - 45 minutes. Worth 25% of the overall GCSE.

UNIT 2: Investigating a small business

How will Unit 2 be assessed?

Controlled assessment, internally marked and externally moderated. Worth 25% of the overall GCSE.

UNIT 3: Building a business 

How will Unit 3 be assessed?

Externally assessed exam - 90 minutes. Worth 50% of the overall GCSE.

 

 

Why should I consider Business Studies?

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