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Business Studies GCSE

Kingston College
Course summary
1 hour
Kingston upon Thames
Next available date: Contact for dates - Kingston upon Thames
GCSE / A Level

Course description

Business Studies GCSE:

The GCSE Business Studies course teaches students about the dynamic environment in which businesses operate and to appreciate the many and varied factors which impact upon business activity and business behaviour in the 21st century. This is the linear 9-1 GCSE qualification. A linear qualification means that students must sit all their exams at the end of the course in June.

Students will study the following topics

Business Activity





Influences on business

The interdependent nature of business

The written examination consists of two papers. Paper 1 based on business activity, marketing and people. This paper is worth 50% of the final marks. Paper 2 based on business operations, finance and influences on business. This paper uses synoptic assessment and is worth 50% of the final marks. There are no tiers of entry in GCSE Business. Exam Board: The exam board is OCR. On completion students progress to A-Level Business Studies or a Level 3 vocational qualification in business.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The normal offer for entry on to the GCSE course is four GCSEs at grade D / 3 or above.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GCSE or equivalent

About provider

Kingston College - Apprenticeship Training

We have worked with large and well known employers such as British Airways, L'Oreal and South West Trains for many years. We are proud to have some of the highest success rates of any College around and we are loved...

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Contact info

Kingston College

Kingston College, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston Upon Thames
KT1 2AQ London


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