NCEA Level 3 Business Studies
Level 3
Number of Credits: 20

Entry Recommendations
: Completion of Year 10 English, with specific focus on reading and writing skills. Entry into this course is at the discretion of the Head of Faculty English, Head of Learning Enhancement and other department staff.

Course Outline: This alternative course offers students who have previously experienced difficulties in Year 9 and 10 English the opportunity to complete work at Level 1 without external examinations. Features of this course include: internal assessment, opportunities for personal choices and the flexibility required for individually tailored programmes. The option to sit an external examination will be provided where appropriate.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Critical thinking, Problem solving, Graphing, Communication, Decision making, Research

The following achievement standards are assessed:

AS 91379
Demonstrate understanding of how internal factors interact within a business that operates in a global context.
4 Credits
AS 91379
Demonstrate understanding of strategic responses to external factors by a business that operates in a global context
4 Credits
AS 91383
Analyse a human resource issue affecting businesses
3 Credits
AS 91384
Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity.
9 Credits
AS 95564
Analyse this and that
4 Credits
AS 32155
Random information in here about pricing
8 Credits
AS 3443
Tuesday lunchtime information
6 credits