Business Studies 2 Unit

ATAR Course


Business Studies encompasses the theoretical and practical aspects of business which students will encounter throughout their lives. Contemporary business issues and case studies are embedded in the course to provide a stimulating and relevant framework for students to apply to their learning. Students will develop general and specific skills including research, analysis, problem-solving, decision-making, critical thinking and communication.

Please note that Business Studies is very different from Commerce.

For Whom is the Course Intended?

Students with an interest in the world of business will find this course stimulating and challenging. Students are offered a range of co-curricular opportunities that broaden their experiences and enhance their understanding of both the knowledge and skill outcomes of the course.

The course provides good preparation for further study at TAFE or university in Business, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management. Choosing this subject, in combination with Economics or Food Technology is a sound career option. Similarly when combined with VET courses for future hospitality management or trades careers


There are NO pre-requisites for this course.


The HSC Examination is a three hour paper consisting of four sections including multiple choice, short responses, a business report and an extended response.

College Assessment in both Year 11 and Year 12 course comprises a formal examination and a range of tasks, such as reports and research assignments.


Students are offered the opportunity to enter both the EBE and UoN Business Studies competitions in Year 11.


Subject costs are included into the College Resource Fee.

Costs to cover UNSW Competition are included into the Course’s Resource Fee.