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Business Studies (BTEC)

General Subject Information

Aims of subject and Curriculum map

Aims of the subject:
To provide an engaging, challenging and interesting look at the modern business world, whilst developing a range of lifelong skills.

Business Curriculum Map



Homework is set weekly and is related to the topics studied in class, at that time. These include a variety of activities, from set questions to research, and coursework based tasks.

Level 2 Subject Information

The qualification offered in Business Studies encourages pupils to be inspired and challenged by following a broad and worthwhile course.

This will help the pupils to: engage in the study of business; to develop as an effective and independent pupil; use an enquiring approach; to build arguments and make informed judgements; develop and apply their knowledge, understanding and skills to contemporary issues; appreciate the range of perspectives of different stakeholders; consider the extent to which business can be ethical; participate in practical business situations; work  as part of a team, as well as on an individual basis.   Mr Cartland, Lead Learner.

Topics studied include:
Business ownership
Market research
Customer research
Factors affecting businesses
Promoting business
Business finance
Setting up and running an enterprise

Enterprise - Course Details

Level 3 Subject Information

Sixth form course information can be found in the sixth form courses page

Job Opportunities

Become an Entrepreneur!

Be a key employee within diverse areas of business, including roles in specialist areas such as marketing, finance, customer service or human resources in large businesses, or a more generic role in a small, local business.