This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course, currently run over two years.Business GCSE Picture

Students who study AQA GCSE Business equip themselves with a wide knowledge of the business world and its role in today’s society. They will study finance, which looks at stocks and shares, budgets and company finance. Human resources will help students in whatever career path they may choose to undertake. This will give them wide career opportunities in the business development area.

Business can be continued at A level, university and apprentices.

During their study, students have an insight into production and marketing with a visit to Jaguar Land Rover manufacturing plant.

Subject content
• 1. Business in the real world
• 2. Influences on business
• 3. Business operations
• 4. Human resources
• 5. Marketing
• 6. Finance

What's assessed
· Business in the real world
· Influences on business
· Business operations
· Human resources

How it's assessed

· 2 Written exams: both 1 hour 45 minutes
· 90 marks
· 50% of GCSE

Paper 2: Influences of marketing and finance on business activity
What is assessed? Multichoice paper.
• Business in the real world
• Influences on business
• Marketing
• Finance

© 2018 St. Dominic's Priory School Stone 21 Station Road, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 8EN
Telephone: 01785 814181