Business Studies provides an introduction to, and perspective of, business activity, its purpose, function and place within society. The course introduces concepts for students who either want to study business for just one year or as the foundation for future school or tertiary study in the subject.
Economics provides a broad understanding of the world we live in from a business point of view. It helps explain the things that every person needs to know about the operation of the economy and the business world as a whole. It provides a good background of understanding that can be used by all students who may consider starting their own business. Economics provides students with skills that are necessary for day to day life and for entry to tertiary courses of study
Economics provides a foundation for careers in accounting, business, government and politics, finance and insurance, information technology, law, management, marketing and tourism, public policy, teaching and education.