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GCSE Business Studies Textbooks

Pick up some of the current titles for GCSE Business Studies. Remember that the curriculum will be changing in 2017, take a look below to find out what changes will take place for the first teaching of GCSE (9-1) Business Studies in September 2017.

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What is changing in GCSE (9-1) Business Studies in 2017?

In September 2017 the latest specifications for GCSE (9-1) Business Studies will be taught in schools across the UK.

Content changes:

  • Increased breadth and depth with new content to cover:
    • e-commerce and digital communication
    • the sales process and the importance to businesses of providing good customer service, including product knowledge, customer engagement and post sales service
    • the role of precurement and the impact of logistical and supply decisions on businesses
    • gross and net profit ratios, break even and average rate of return
  • Increased depth:
    • through application to business contexts (small to large businesses operating in local, national and global markets)
    • through business decision making
  • Increased emphasis on the interrelated nature of business activity
  • The economic environment is included but there is minimal overlap with economics subject content

(NOTE: AQA are not planning on developing qualifications for GCSE Business Communication Systems of GCSE Applied Business Studies (Double Award). Their current specification will have its last exams in June 2018 and there will be no further re-sit opportunity.)