Business Studies

Faculty Leader: Mr S King
Subject Leader: Mrs H Legomski
           

What course do students follow?                          

AQA GCSE Business Studies
Specification code: 8132                           

What will students study?                        

Paper 1: Influences of operations and HRM on business activity 

What’s assessed

  • Business in the real world
  • Influences on business
  • Business operations
  • Human Resources

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 90 marks
  • 50% of the GCSE

Paper 2: Influences of marketing and finance on business activity

What’s assessed

  • Business in the real world
  • Influences on business
  • Marketing
  • Finance

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 90 marks
  • 50% of the GCSE                           

Details of Examination                

GSCE Business Studies will be assessed through examinations at the end of the course in year 11 and will be graded from 9 – 1. 

Additional Information

For further information and to view the full specification please visit the AQA web page using the following link:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/business-subjects/gcse/business-8132

Assessment Resources

Specimen paper questions can be found using the link below.

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/business-subjects/gcse/business-8132/assessment-resources

Careers Information

Careers information be found using the link below.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/management-and-planning

https://targetcareers.co.uk/career-sectors/business

https://successatschool.org/careerzonesummary/19/Banking-Finance

https://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/careers-advice/what-can-you-do-business-degree