Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

13 Business Studies 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Blair Gilbert.


12+ credits at Level 12BU1 including at least one of the two external standards.

OR HoF approval.


Studying Level 3 Business Studies enables students to appreciate the issues that challenge global businesses and stakeholders. In a rapidly changing world, it is important that students are able to make informed and rational decisions about business matters. This course allows students to analyze how and why New Zealand businesses make operational and strategic decisions. The context is mainly New Zealand registered businesses (exporters, importers, New Zealand owned multinationals).A large proportion of this course and thus the assessment requires students to work in groups developing an innovative business idea and taking that idea to market. Thus this course would suit a student with an ambitious and entrepreneurial mindset. 



Career Pathways

Sales Representative, Auditor, Accounts Officer, Actuary, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Sales and Marketing Manager, Business Analyst, Retail Manager, Statistician, Archivist, Hotel/Motel Manager, Debt Collector, Property Manager, Buyer, Insurance Claims Officer, Event Manager, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Project Manager

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*13BU1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $40
This fee includes registration for Young Enterprise Scheme competition