Business AS - 9609



This subject is equivalent to a subject on the 'approved list' for University Entrance.

Recommended Background:

Completion of the Business Studies IGCSE course is an advantage but it is not a requirement. Fluency in written English is important for this course which involves writing essays.

Course Description:

Business AS provides a broad perspective of business activity giving an overview of the different functions undertaken by businesses. It develops a student’s understanding of business in the following areas: • Business and the environment within which it operates • Marketing decisions • People in organisations • Operations management decisions • Business finance and accounting The course will focus on business in a New Zealand setting where appropriate.


Paper 13 Short Answer And Essay External Compulsory Weighting: 40%
Paper 23 Data Response External Compulsory Weighting: 60%