IGCSE and O Level Business Studies.

Welcome to IGCSE and O Level Business Studies section of Accounting-Daddy.com. Here students and educators can find the topic-wise resources for Cambridge O Level Business Studies (7115), O Level Commerce (7100), IGCSE Business Studies (0450), IGCSE (9-1) Business Studies (0986) and IGCSE Enterprise (0454).

The Business Studies resources available at Accounting-Daddy.com are also relevant for the students from other regions who are pursuing similar secondary courses such as Business Studies (0615) and Commerce (0598) in Botswana, Business Studies (4346) in Namibia, Business Studies (6897) in Swaziland and Business Studies (7085) in Singapore.

Though these revision materials and resources are being prepared keeping Cambridge curriculum in mind, they are still relevant to various examination bodies worldwide which offer Business Studies, Commerce and Enterprise courses at Secondary Level Education.

The difference between Cambridge O Level and IGCSE Business Studies.

Cambridge International Examination’s (CIE) IGCSE Business Studies (0450) and O Level Business Studies (7115) are equivalent qualifications.

As both these qualifications are equivalent, the syllabus, the assessment objectives and techniques are more or less same.

Students who opted for Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies (0450) sit for two papers. 

Paper-1 consists of four questions for 80 marks, requiring a mixture of short answers and structured data responses.  All the four questions need to be answered in 1-hour 30 minutes duration.

Paper-2 consists four questions for 80 marks, based on a case study. All the four questions need to be answered in 1-hour 30 minutes duration.

Paper-1 and Paper-2 are equally weighted for final marks.

Same as Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies (0450)...........Students who opted for Cambridge O Level Business Studies (7115) sit for two papers. 

Paper-1 consists of four questions for 80 marks, requiring a mixture of short answers and structured data responses.  All the four questions need to be answered in 1-hour 30 minutes duration.

Paper-2 consists four questions for 80 marks, based on a case study. All the four questions need to be answered in 1-hour 30 minutes duration.

Paper-1 and Paper-2 are equally weighted for final marks.

The results of the students who appear for Cambridge O Level Business Studies are shown by one of the grades ranging from A* to E (A*,A,B,C,D,E).  ‘A*’ being the highest standard achieved by the student and ‘E’ being the lowest standard.  Whereas, those who appear for Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies are shown by one of the grades ranging from A* to G (A*,A,B,C,D,E,F,G). ‘A*’ being the highest standard achieved by the student and ‘G’ being the lowest standard.

As mentioned earlier, Cambridge O Level and IGCSE Business Studies and are at the same Level (For more details click HERE). Those students who score A*, A, B and C in these Business Studies examinations are well prepared to follow courses leading to AS and A Level Business courses offered by Cambridge, Edexcel and other reputed examination bodies worldwide.

How to explore Business Studies resources on this site?

Just click on Business Studies topic links below to browse through various sub-sections under each topic. Each of these topics offer study/revision notes, worksheets, multiple choice questions, mind maps, handpicked Youtube videos from best educators on the net, topic wise list of past paper questions, scheme of works and lesson plans.

Explore each section thoroughly to comprehend the core concepts of each topic and get enriched with knowledge.  All the best! 

IGCSE and O Level Business Studies Topics.

1. Understanding Business Activity.

  • Business Activity
  • Classification of businesses 
  • Enterprise, business growth and size 
  • Types of business organisation 
  • Business objectives and stakeholder objectives       
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