Business Studies

2 unit course

Course Summary

Business activity is a feature of everyone's life. The Business Studies syllabus encompasses the theoretical and practical aspects of business in ways students encounter throughout their lives. It offers learning from planning a small business to the management of operations, marketing, finance, and human resource in large businesses. 

Assessment will be a mix of hand in assessment tasks and examination.

What, if any, skills are needed?

The ability to:

  • Investigate, synthesise and evaluate contemporary business issues and hypothetical and actual business situations.
  • Communicate business information and issues using appropriate formats.
  • Apply mathematical concepts appropriate to business situations.
Course Units
Year 11 Units Year 12 Units
Nature of business
Business management
Business planning
Human resources
Learning Experiences
  • Trips to various businesses
  • Study day in Sydney with various lecturers
Career Options

If selected as a specialisation at university, Business Studies can lead to careers in:

  • business
  • insurance
  • tourism
  • resource management
  • property development and management
  • government


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