Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

Business Studies


Applied Business

Students starting GCE Applied Business in September 2016 will be the final cohort to take this specification. Final certification will be in Summer 2018 with a resit opportunity for A2 in Summer 2019.

Applied Business provides students with a better understanding of business through active participation in the business environment. Students are encouraged to gain practical, presentational, personal, interpersonal and cognitive skills and recognition of social and ethical issues in business.

This course offers an excellent foundation for a career in marketing, finance, accountancy, management, human resource management, customer service and self-employment.