Business Studies GCSE at Christ The King College
Students will complete 3 coursework projects in year 10 /11 and will study finance in Year 11. Students who are doing particularly well will have the option of completing another 3 units and an additional finance paper (Unit 4) to gain a double award.
Each year’s portfolio of coursework will be based on a business investigated by the whole class and one selected by the student. There is a set task each year but some examples of the topics you will be asked to write about include:
How do my businesses respond to the competition?
How important are stakeholders to my businesses?
How are my businesses organised?
Research is done under low control (students prepare at home and in groups for parts of this) and write up is done under medium control (students can bring in plans and notes).
Unit 2 Financial Records Unit 4 : Financial Planning (Optional unit for double award students)
Controlled Assessment tasks (60%)
This qualification allows access to a variety of Business related courses at AS/A level or equivalent, such as Business Studies, Applied Business, Economics or Accounting, It provides an excellent foundation for those wishing to pursue a career in management, marketing, project management, accounting, management consultancy, human resources, retail and many other paths.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christ The King College directly.