You might have an interest in business, and may want to start your own business one day. You may have an enquiring mind and be interested in learning about the world around you.
The iGCSE Business Studies is a great qualification for students to start studying Business nationally and internationally. Taught by specialist teachers using a wide range of teaching methods and interactive resources including trips, competitions and speakers.
Housed in the historic core of Queen's College, the department, known as 'The Covers,' comprises purpose-designed classrooms fully equipped with the latest technology. iGCSE Business Studies begins in Year 10 and students do not need to have studied business before taking the course, although have an option to take a one year introductory course as an option in Year 9 .
Introducing the world of business, students look at what makes someone a successful entrepreneur or business leader. They find out how to develop an idea and spot an opportunity, and turn that into a successful business. Students gain an understanding of how to make a business effective and manage money well. They experience how the world around them affects businesses and all the people involved.
Throughout the two years, they study the following five topics: