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BUSINESS STUDIES

 

Head of Department: Mr Stephen McCann

Department Personnel: Mrs Patricia Devine, Mrs Jackie Mackle and Mrs Cecelia Browne

 

KEY STAGE 4 Courses

 
GCSE Business & Communication Systems 

This course contains elements of both Business Studies and ICT 

Units Name of Units  Type of Assessment Length of Assessment Percentage of Total Marks
8 ICT Systems in Business Written Paper 1 hour 40%
9 Using ICT in Business Computer Test 1.5 hours 35%
10 Investigating ICT in Business Controlled Assessment Pupils are given a task to research during class time.  They are then expected to present their findings under exam conditions 25%

 


 
BTEC First Award in Business (Level 2)
 
Units Name of Units  Mandatory Unit OptionalUnit   Assignment Online Test Percentage of Total Marks
1 Enterprise in the Business World  ü         ü     


Assignments
75%  

Online Test
(1 hour)25%
2 Finance for Business  ü            ü    
4 Principles of Customer Service    ü      ü      
8 Recruitment, Selection and Employment    ü      ü     



KEY STAGE 5 Courses
 


A-Level Business Studies
 

Modules Module  Title Taught Type of Assessment Length of Assessment Percentage ofTotal Marks

 
AS1

The Competitive Business

 
Year 13

 
Exam

 
1.5 hours
·  50% of AS
·  25% of Overall A Level 
 
AS2
 Managing Business Resources   
Year 13

 
Exam

 
1.5    hours
·  50% of AS
·  25% of Overall A Level 

 
A21

 
Making Business Decisions

 
Year 14

 
Exam

 
2 hours
·  50% of A2
·  25% of Overall A Level 

 
A22
 The Changing Business Environment   
Year 14

 
Exam

 
2 hours
·  50% of A2
·  25% of Overall A Level 






















 

 
A-Level Applied Business 

Unit Unit Title Taught / Completed Type of Assessment Length of Assessment Percentage of          Total Marks
Unit 1 (AS) The Enterprising Business
Year 13

Assignment

N/A
·      33.3% of AS
·      16.66% of Overall   A Level
Unit 2 (AS) The Enterprising Manager
Year 13

Assignment

N/A
·      33.3% of AS
·      16.66% of Overall A Level
Unit 3 (AS)
External Influences     on                      
Business Enterprise

Year 13

Exam

1.5 hours       
·      33.3% of AS
·      16.66% of Overall A Level
Unit 7 (A2) Finance
Year 14

Exam

1.5 hours      
·      33.3% of A2
·      16.66% of Overall A Level
Unit 9 (A2) Enterprise in     Practice
Year 14

Assignment

N/A
·      33.3% of A2
·      16.66% of Overall A Level
Unit 11 (A2) Marketing
Year 14

Assignment

N/A
·      33.3% of A2
·     16.66% of Overall A Level

 

 

 

 

 

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