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GCSE Business Studies (9-1)

Exam Board: OCR

Examinations

  • Examination Paper 1 – 1 hour 30 minutes, 15 marks towards multiple choice questions/65 marks normal = total 80 marks, 50% of GCSE
  • Examination Paper 2 – 1 hour 30 minutes, 15 marks towards multiple choice questions/65 marks normal = total 80 marks, 50% of GCSE

Please note that there is no controlled assessment/pre-release case study material

Examination Paper 1: Business Activity, Marketing and People

  • Business Activity
  • Marketing
  • People

Examination Paper 2: Operations, finance and influences on business

  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Influences on Business
  • Interdependent nature of business

BTEC Travel & Tourism

Units

25% - Unit 1: The UK Travel and Tourism Sector (EXAM)

25% - Unit 2: UK Travel and Tourism Destinations (COURSEWORK)

25% - Unit 3: The Travel and Tourism Customer Experience (COURSEWORK)

Students also complete one more piece of Coursework from the following units:

Unit 4: International Travel and Tourism Destinations

Unit 5: Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism

Other Websites

https://ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse/business-j204-from-2017/ : the awarding body for GCSE Business Studies – containing advice and past papers and mark schemes
https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/travel-and-tourism-2013-nqf.html#tab-4 : the awarding body for BTEC First in Travel and Tourism – containing advice, sample assessments and sample assignments
www.bbc.co.uk/gcsebitesize: knowledge and revision, plus links to many good Business Studies websites
www.bized.co.uk: for students of Business Studies
www.tutor2u.net : For advanced students of Business Studies