BUS200

Level 2 Business Studies

Course Description

Level Two Business Studies

This course will cover the following: 

● How to conduct research using qualitative and quantitative methods 

● Motivation and engagement in business contexts

● Strategic planning within business contexts 

● Internal operations of large businesses 

By the end of this course students should be able to identify and discuss key aspects of business operations through conducting their own research into existing businesses. Students will be able to collect data and make appropriate observations. Students will create a product and bring it to market, and will have the opportunity to participate in the school Market Day.

BUS200 will require high levels of literacy, perseverance and time management skills. Students will need to pursue personal areas of interest to complete both the internal and external assessments. Students should be aware that achieving 90843 Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business (2.1) or HOD approval is a requirement for entry to BUS300 for 2023.

Pathway

Credit Information

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. 90841 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 1.5 - Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90843 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90846 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 90848 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.6 - Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance
Level: 2
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: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 3