13BUS

Year 13 Business Studies (13BUS)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Reyneke

Studying Business contributes to the development of a culture of enterprise in New Zealand and supports our efforts to improve economic and community well-being.  Business Studies creates opportunities for students to understand the integral role of business in society and the economy.  Evidence of an enterprising spirit abounds in New Zealand's history and is an aspect of our multicultural national identity.  Enterprise and business entrepreneurship are essential to New Zealand's economic future.

Students doing this course will run their own small business.

Meeting deadlines is an important factor in this course.

This course leads to tertiary education courses and leads to possible employment in marketing, human resources, public relations, management as well as owning your own business.

Course Overview

Term 1
AS91384 - 3.6 Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity.
AS91382 - 3.4 Develop a marketing plan for a new or existing product.

Term 2
Complete Business Plan

Term 3
AS91379 - 3.1 Demonstrate understanding of how internal factors interact within a business that operates in a global context.

Term 4
Revision

Pre-requisites

14 credits in Business Studies Level 2. 

Or 14 credits in Level 2 English and or History or Geography with HOD approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbooks approximately $50

Assessment Information

Students are assessed by completing internals as well as one external at the end of the year.

Pathway

Administrative
Advertising & Marketing
Agriculture & Horticulture
Automotive
Education
Finance
Hospitality
Information Technology
Management & Consulting
Manufacturing
Property Services
Retail
Transport & Logistics

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91379 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how internal factors interact within 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. 91384 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 3.6 - Carry out, with consultation, an innovative and sustainable business activity
9
9
9
9
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 10
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

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.