BUSINESS STUDIES

Higher Administration and IT 

 

Purpose

Many managers and supervisors and workers carry out administration duties as part of their daily work routine – not only in traditional office environments but in other occupational areas such as, police service, banking, health care, education etc.

 

This course aims to give you a detailed insight into the world of work and will test your problem solving and practical ICT skills to a high level in a range of business software packages such as word processing, spreadsheets and data bases.

 

 

Assessment

Course assessment: This consists of an Administration Assignment completed under timed conditions (worth 70% of final award) and an External Exam (worth 30% of final award).

 

Unit Assessment: The course is made up of three units, each of which is examined with an end of unit assessment covering content in the topic areas listed below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Entry

If you have already currently achieved:

An A or B pass in Administration & IT at National 5 level

No prior Administration experience but A grade passes in other National 5 subjects

 

Then you are capable of progressing to:

Higher Administration and IT

You may be suitable for Higher Administration & IT

Progression from Higher Administration and IT

  • College

  • University

  • The world of work

 

Higher Business Management 

 

Higher Business Management will get you thinking like a manager. This course will introduce you to management and you will develop an in-depth understanding of how businesses operate.

 

Pupil will exercise problem-solving skills and apply them to a number of business situations through the use of real life business situations, business games, computer packages and case studies. Pupils will also have the opportunity to take part in a 1 day Business Dynamics course and participate in a factory visit to see modern production methods in operation

 

Many College and University courses now contain an element of Management and all pupils taking this course will gain a good grounding in this area of study.

 

Assessment

Course assessment: This consists of a Business Assignment (worth 30% of final award) and an external Exam (worth 70% of final award).

Unit Assessment: The course is made up of three component units and each is examined with an assessment covering content in the topic areas listed below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Entry

If you have already currently achieved:

An A or B pass in Business Management atNational 5 Level

An A or B pass in English atNational 5 Level

 

Then you are capable of progressing to:

Higher Business Management

 

 

Progression​ from Higher Business Management

  • College

  • University

  • The world of work