Business Studies is not just a theory-based subject, it is about real life. It will help students learn about businesses and the way they operate in today’s society. Students will gain skills that will be useful in setting up their own business, as well as being a basis for a wide range of occupations such as marketing, accountancy and business management. Alternatively, it will enable students to complete further study of Business Studies at university.
Real life case studies and news/ documentaries will actively engage students in the study of Business Studies, to develop effective and independent students, as well as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds.
The BTEC Nationals in Business have been developed in the Business Sector to focus on:
You will follow six core units:
There are no examinations and all assessment is assignment based and ongoing.
Deadlines set by staff need to be met in order for students to progress.
Students will either gain a Pass, Merit Distinction or Distinction* depending on the criteria of each particular unit and assignment brief.