Business Studies

Exam Board: AQA

You will learn to apply business knowledge to a range of case studies from both small and large businesses: local, national and international.

The course will be divided into a number of topics including business start ups, external influences, finance, marketing, human resources and operations.

You will gain skills including application to real life companies, quantitative skills linking to revenue and profit amongst others and the interpretation of financial accounts and market research.

There are many paths you can take using a Business Studies GCSE, from setting up your own business to working 
in various departments of an international corporation. Business Studies is useful for both everyday working life and specialist disciplines in successful companies.


100% examination—two 60 minute papers (proposed).