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Business Studies

Level

GCSE

Exam Board

OCR

Website

www.ocr.org.uk

Business Studies is an up-to-date and engaging subject that is relevant to the world today. This qualification equips you with the  skills and confidence to explore how different business situations affect  business decisions. It is a well rounded introduction to the subject. 

The main topics studied are:

  • Business Activity
  • Marketing
  • People
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Influences on Business
  • Interdependent nature of business 

Exam Papers 

Paper 1 - Business , marketing and People (50%)

  • Section A - Multiple-choice Questions
  • Section B - Short, medium and extended questions 

Paper 2 - Operations, Finance, Influences and the Independent Nature (50%)

  • Section A - Multiple-choice Questions
  • Section B - Short, medium and extended questions

Both papers will be taken at the end of Year 11.

 

 

 

 

Post-16 Choices
Business Studies links with many other AS/A2 subjects and can lead to employment, university courses and apprenticeships. To proceed onto the A-Level Business Studies course, students need to gain a grade 4 or above in English, grade 4 or above in Mathematics and have an interest in Business. 

 

 

 

 

Staff Contact
Mrs K Hern - kathryn.hern@oxted.thpt.org.uk