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Business Studies

Exam Board - AQA

Course Content

Methods of Assessment

What is Assessed



Paper 1

Topics 1-6 above

Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes


Three compulsory sections:

Section A 10 multiple choice questions

Section B short answer questions

Section C two data response questions

Paper 2

All topics above

Written exam: 2 hours


Three data response compulsory questions

Paper 3

All topics above


Written exam: 2 hours

One compulsory case study followed by approximately

six questions

Other Information

Students have the opportunity to visit actual businesses both in the UK and abroad to put theory into context.
Guest speakers from industry are invited to speak to students on alternative weeks.

Entry Requirements

GCSE 6 Business Studies or BTEC Merit of (if Business was not studied) GCSE 6 Maths