13BUSS

Level 3 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Cowley

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

Studying business enables students to appreciate the issues that challenge businesses and stakeholders. In a rapidly changing world, it is important that citizens are able to make informed and rational decisions about business matters. Business contributes to the development of a culture of enterprise in New Zealand and supports our efforts to improve economic and community well-being.

By completing this course successfully students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to analyse how and why New Zealand businesses operating in global markets make operational and strategic decisions in response to interacting internal and external factors.


Course Overview

Term 1
Business Studies 3.4 - Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product
6 Credits

Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity
9 Credits

Term 2
Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity
9 Credits

Business Studies 3.5 - Analyse a human resource issue affecting businesses
3 credits

Term 3
Business Studies 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of strategic response to external factors by a business that operates in a global context
4 credits

Term 4
Revision

Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits of Level 2 Business Studies OR 8 credits or Level 2 English and 8 credits of Level 2 Mathematics (based on Entrance Exams and Internal Assessment results).

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91380 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of strategic response to external factors by a business that operates in a global context
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91382 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.4 - Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91383 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.5 - Analyse a human resource issue affecting businesses
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91384 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

9
9
9
9
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 9r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 22
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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