Greensteds International School
Oct 17, 2017
IGCSE BUSINESS STUDIES

CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL 0450

Candidates must be entered for the following papers:

  1. Paper 1 -           A paper containing short-answer questions and structured/data response questions. 50%
  2. Paper 2 -           Candidates will be presented with a business situation or problem, and required to answer questions arising from it. 50%
  3. Paper 3 -           This is an optional Coursework component that is not presently offered at Greensteds   School.

 

Endorsed Textbooks:

Karen Borrington & Peter Stimpson, IGCSE Business Studies, (4th Edition), 2002

David Butler, GCSE Business Studies, 1996, Oxford University Press, 0 1983 2797 8

Assessment

Business Studies (without Coursework)

Assessment

Paper 1 (50%)

Paper 2 (50%)

A Knowledge and understanding

30

20

B Application

30

20

C Analysis

20

30

D Evaluation

20

30

Total marks

100

100

 


INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED LEVEL BUSINESS STUDIES

EDEXCEL

Candidates must be entered for the following papers:

(i) Unit 1 – Business Enterprise – A section with multiple choice questions and another with essay questions based on a case study.

(ii) Unit 2 – Business Structures and Processes - A section with multiple choice questions and another with essay questions based on a case study.

(iii) Unit 3 – Strategic Business Decisions – Essay questions based on a presented case study. (A2)

(iv) Unit 4 – Business in a Global Context – Essay questions based on a presented case study. (A2)

Assessment

International Advanced Level Business Studies (AS & A2)

Assessment

Paper 1 (50% at IAS, 25% for IAL) 1hr 30 minutes

Paper 2 (50% at IAS, 25% for IAL)   1 hr 30 minutes

Paper 3 Only taken by A2 Candidates (50% at IA2, 25% for IAL) 2hrs

Paper 4 Only taken by A2 Candidates (50% at IA2, 25% for IAL) 2 hrs

Endorsed Textbooks:

Peter Stimpson Business Studies AS and A level, 2002, Cambridge University Press,  
ISBN:  0521003679

 

 

BTEC LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA in BUSINESS (MARKETING)

This is based on project work. Students have the opportunity to attain 10 credits for each unit. 120 credits is equivalent to 2 A levels. Students work on these projects over 2 years.

 

Unit Name and Number

Credits

1.The Business Environment

10

2.Business Resources

10

3.Introduction to Marketing

10

4.Business Communication

10

5.Business Accounting

10

9.Creative Product Promotion

10

10.Market Research in Business

10

11.Relationship Marketing

10

12.Internet Marketing in Business

10

33.The Impact of Communications Technology on Business

10

38.Business and the Economic Environment

10

39.International Business

10

 

Endorsed Textbooks:

BTEC Level 3 national Business Student Book 1 by Catherine Richards, Mr. Rob Dransfield, Mr. John Goymer, Mr. John Bevan

ISBN-13: 978-1846906343

BTEC Level 3 national Business Student Book 2 by Catherine Richards, Mr. Rob Dransfield, Mr. John Goymer, Mr. John Bevan

ISBN-13: 978-1846906350


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