This specification provides a sound basis of business knowledge, which the student can build on through further study in Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Business Studies, Advanced GCE in Business Studies and Applied GCE in Business.

A course based on this specification can make a significant contribution to developing young people as individuals and participants in society, the economy and the environment.   This specification has a practical focus.

Course Content:

CONTENT ASSESSMENT WEIGHTING AVAILABILITY
Business Start Up

Controlled assessment

There is one controlled assessment with three tasks

60%      Summer Only  
Production
Finance
Marketing

External written exam

There is also a 1 hour exam based on stimulus material

40%         Summer Only   
Managing People
Business Growth
Business Plan