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Business Studies at Seaton Burn College

Course description


You will complete the following 3 units:

Unit 1 Investigating People at Work (Exam)

Unit 2 Investigating Business (Coursework)

Unit 3 Investigating Marketing (Coursework)

You will learn about the way in which businesses recruit, motivate and develop employees. You will visit a business in order to gather examples of how it approaches Human Resource Management. You will be given a grant to start up a business enterprise and you will write up a business plan based upon your idea. You will also produce a marketing assignment based upon a new product idea.


You will complete one compulsory unit (Unit 8 Business Development) and two additional optional units. Year 13 Business lessons are essentially activity based. The activities will involve investigations into different types of businesses and business situations. These investigations will include visiting a business and interviewing a guest speaker. You will also be expected to be able to work in a team to produce presentations.

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSE grades A* to C.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seaton Burn College directly.

Last updated date: 20 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years