TEACHER’S VIEW Never take short cuts in your revision. You must study the entire course, all 7 units. You must never leave a unit out of your revision.
Pay extra attention to Units 5, 6 and 7, as questions from these units will appear in all 3 Parts of the exam.
PART1 – Short Questions (25% of the exam)
There are 15 short questions on the Ordinary level exam and students must answer 10.The question will come from all 7 units and students have 38 minutes to complete this section (roughly 4 minutes a question).
PART2 – Long Questions (75% of the exam)
There are 8 long questions divided into 2 sections. Students must attempt 4 long questions.
Section 1 contains 3 questions from Units 1, 6 and 7.
Section 2 contains 5 questions from Units 2, 3, 4, 5.
Students can do 1 question from Section 1 and therefore 3 from Section 2
2 from Section 1 and therefore 2 from Section 2.
(Students roughly have 28 minutes to complete each long question)
PART2–Applied Business Question (20% of the exam)
The Applied Business Question (ABQ is compulsory).
You will read a short business Case Study and answer questions based on the story.The questions will be taken from 3 Units of the Course (There are 7 Units in the complete business course).