Members of Department:
Mrs M Mulgrew (Lead Learner)
Mrs M Owens
All students in Year 10 have one period of Business Studies each week. This is to give students an introduction to Business Studies and topics covered will include
Students will work towards CCEA GCSE Business Studies.
Unit 1 – Business Start Up. In this unit students will study how a business starts up and the importance of the role of the entrepreneur. The following topics will also be covered: Production and Marketing.
Unit 1 will be a written examination of 1 hour 20 minutes duration and will have structured questions.
This examination is worth 35% of the overall GCSE qualification.
This examination will be taken at the end of Year 11.
Unit 2 – Business Development. This unit will cover the following four themes:
The written examination for Unit 2 will be of 1 hour 40 minutes and will have structured questions.
This examination paper is worth 40% of the overall GCSE qualification.
Controlled Assessment – Students will complete one task which is worth 25% of the overall GCSE qualification.
The GCE Applied Business course aims to provide students with a broad introduction to the business sector and encourage the students to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in realistic business contexts.
|AS||Unit 1 -||The Enterprising Business|
|Unit 2 -||The Enterprising Manager|
|Unit 2 -||External Influences on the Business Environment|
|A2||Unit 7 -||Finance|
|Unit 9 -||Enterprise In Practice|
|Unit 10 -||Investing In People|
Four of the units will be internally assessed and there are 2 externally assessed units.