Business Studies can not only lead directly into a Business related course at a higher level, but also proves to be useful to most walks of life due to the transferable skills. Business Studies is valued by most employers because of its relevance to the wider world and because of the problem solving skills learned. Whatever you choose to do in your life, the chances are that it will involve some ‘business’. This is a vibrant and stimulating subject which can help you understand the world in which we live. You will investigate real-life businesses and have the opportunity to build your own experience of the business environment. It will help you develop a wide range of skills such as communication, analysis, presentation, problem solving and decision-making, which will help you succeed in the world of work.
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GCSE Business (Edexcel)
All pupils opting to study GCSE Business will follow the Edexcel specification.
- 2 written examinations of 1 hour 30 minutes duration.
- Both are worth 50% of the qualification.