13BUS

NCEA Level 3 Business Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Bedward

The general aim of Level 3 NCEA Business Studies is for students to further develop their understanding of business theory and practices in a range of relevant contexts, through experiential as well as theoretical approaches to learning. At this level, students will produce and take to market an innovative product. Throughout the business life cycle, on-going consultation with business mentors will be undertaken and documented. Students will also apply marketing tools to write a comprehensive marketing plan for a new or existing product/service. A marketing budget, timeline and monitoring process will be identified and contingency plans available if needed.

Content/Skills:

  • Market research;
  • Marketing strategies;
  • Business operation; and
  • Problem solving.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.


Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Year 12 Business Studies is recommended.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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. 91384 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity
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: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 15
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

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

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.