Key Stage 4
GCSE qualification in Business Studies subject will encourage students to:
- Be inspired
- Be challenged
- To gain an insight into the business environment
It will prepare students to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices.
A GCSE in business studies will enable students to actively engage in the study of business and economies to develop as effective and independent students and as critical and reflective thinkers.
Key stage 4:
Summary of the course structure
GCSE IN BUSINESS STUDIES
There will be two pathways for GCSE Business Studies
The following units will have to be completed to gain a full GCSE.
Unit1 Introduction to Small Business
Unit2 Investigating a Small Business
Unit3 Building a Business
Short Course Until 2017
The following units will have to be completed to gain a short course GCSE.
Unit 2 InvestigatingSmall Business
Unit 6 Introduction for Small Business
Unit1 = 25% of the total GCSE mark
This unit is externally assessed and is a 45 minute external exam
Unit 2 = 25% of the total GCSE mark
Exam Board: Edexcel
Exam Title: Business studies
Exam Reference: Business Studies 1503
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