Business Studies

Business Studies examines the various challenges and opportunities of starting and managing a business.

You will learn key aspects of business such as financial planning, marketing and human resources. Business students explore the key internal functions and how to improve the effectiveness and performance of a company through successful business management.


Higher Education – a Business related degree such as Business Finance or International Business.

Careers include: Banking and Finance, Insurance, Administration, Marketing and Business Development Consultancy.

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Course detail

Start date: September 2021

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades 9 to 4

Study units

Starting a Business: the challenges and issues, enterprise and entrepreneurs. Financial Planning: key financial concepts, start-up, cash flow, contribution and break even.

Strategies for Success: Marketing, Human Resources, Operational and Financial Strategies. Corporate Aims and Objectives: Financial and Corporate Aims.


Written exams.