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Business Studies

Business Studies 

During this course, you will learn the steps you need to take when starting and then growing a business. From marketing to raising finance, people management to operations - this course is an exploration of the world of business.

During this course, you will learn about how businesses work. You’ll learn how to put together a business strategy and the key elements of the marketing mix. You’ll work on real-life briefs and visit businesses to understand how strategy is put into practice.

You will also develop an appreciation of globalisation, and how the internet and digital era has transformed the way we do business - creating both opportunities and threats for businesses of all shapes and sizes.

During this course you’ll have the opportunity to hear from business speakers, as well as visit a number of organisations to understand how this works in practice.

This subject is for you if:

If you want to develop an understanding of the world of business. This course provides a great foundation to go on to study a business-related subject at A level, such as Business Studies or Economics.


  • 25% coursework
  • 75% exam 
Subject Level Yr Grp Exam Board
Business Studies GCSE Y11 AQA
Business Studies SC GCSE Y11 AQA