Business Study Essay

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Wikipedia Logo Business studies From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Business studies is an academic subject taught at secondary level in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Argentina, Sweden, Tanzania, Malaysia and the United Kingdom, as well as at university level in many countries. Its study combines elements of accountancy, finance, marketing, organizational studies and economics. Contents [hide] 1 United Kingdom 1.1 England 1.2 Scotland 1.3 Entry to UK Higher Education 2 Hungary 3 People's Republic of Nepal 4 Republic of South Africa 5 References 6 See also United Kingdom[edit] England[edit] Business studies can be taken as part of the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) option for Year 10 and Year 11 at secondary school, and also can be taken as part of a GCE Advanced Level (A-level) course in Year 12 and Year 13. It includes a range of subjects, which give the student general understanding of the various elements of running a business. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to: Business Organization, People in Business, Marketing, Operations & Production, Finance, and Strategic Management.[1] Scotland[edit] Business management is an option for National 5[2] and Higher[3] qualifications. Both National 5 and Higher exams cover Understanding business, People, Finance, and Marketing and operations. Entry to UK Higher Education[edit] Although University of Cambridge considers Business Studies not to be a 'traditional academic subject', although taking Business Studies individually will not disadvantage students as long as it is identified as 'essential' or 'desirable' for the course being applied for.

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