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Business Studies

What does business studies involve?

Marketing: How products are presented and sold

Human Resources: The importance of customer service in a business

Finance: How money is essential to the business

Business Environment: What is going on in the world around your business?

The course

We offer the excellent qualification of BTEC First Business.

This involves:

Year 10

Branding: You learn all about how businesses brand their products and promote them. You get to design a new soft drink and decide how you would promote it.

Finance: In this topic you will learn all about how businesses generate income and how this is recorded. You will learn about profit and loss and how to calculate how many need to be sold to cover your costs.

Assessment of year 10 units: 2 pieces of coursework and 1 exam.

Year 11

Customer Service: The aim of this unit is to provide you with the skills to understand how important good customer service is to a business so you are able to apply these to different situations.

Enterprise in the business world: This final unit will bring together all you have learnt over the course. You will learn about how current trends in the business environment may impact a business and also plan an idea for a business of your own.

Assessment of year 11 units: 4 pieces of coursework, no exam.

Is Business studies for you?

If you are interested in learning about the business world around you.

if you plan on gaining employment or becoming an entrepreneur and owning your own business one day.

If you want a qualification that employers respect.

If you want real opportunities to progress in both employment and education.

If yes then Business is for you!

Should you require further information please contact Mr S Neesam, head of bussines studies, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.