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Business Studies

Level

GCSE

Exam Board

OCR

Website

www.ocr.org.uk

Studying GCSE Business Studies will provide students with essential life skills and an introduction to the world of business, as well as highlighting possible career opportunities. The course also includes information about economics, politics, legislation and the environment. 

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.

 

Revision Guide

My Revision Notes - OCR GCSE (9-1) Business (Hodder Education)

 

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

Mr P Stockley - pstockley@oxtedschool.co.uk