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Business Studies Year 7-9

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Business Studies (Elective Year 7-8)

This course is for one term only on a rotational basis. It allows students to gain experience and general knowledge in the business area, including financial literacy. This knowledge and experience will assist students intending on studying these subjects into the future. This subject is based on the 7-1O Economics and Business Australian Curriculum .

Topics covered by this course are broad and include:


• Why is there a relationship between consumers and producers in the market?

• Why is personal, organisational and financial planning for the future important for consumers and businesses?

• How does entrepreneurial behaviour contribute to a successful business?

• What types of work exist and in what other ways can people derive an income?


Business Studies (Elective Year 9)

This course is for a semester if selected. It allows students to gain experience and general knowledge in the business and economics area, including financial literacy. This knowledge and experience will assist students intending on studying these subjects into the future. This subject is based on the 7-1O Economics and Business Australian Curriculum.

Topics covered by this course are broad and include:


• Why are markets needed, and why are governments involved?

• Why do consumers and businesses have both rights and responsibilities?

• What may affect the ways people work now and in the future?

• How do different businesses respond to opportunities in the market?


Further topics include:

• How do participants in the global economy interact?

• What strategies can be used to manage financial risks and rewards?

• How does creating a competitive advantage benefit business?

• What are the responsibilities of participants in the workplace and why are these important? 



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Last reviewed 14 June 2022
Last updated 14 June 2022