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J.C. Business Studies

All First Year students in Rockford Manor take Business Studies.

Why study Business?

Young people are growing up in a global, dynamic world where new opportunities and challenges will emerge that are virtually unimaginable today.

Studying business helps to equip students with the understanding, skills and attitudes to participate fully in an interconnected world.

The following PowerPoint contains information on how students benefit from studying this subject.

Information on Business Studies for Parents

Business studies encourages students to make informed decisions, to better manage their personal financial resources and to be adaptable, creative, and enterprising.

Business studies also improves their knowledge and understanding of good business practice and of business as a productive activity.

Business studies provides an awareness, insight and positive attitude to entrepreneurship.

Business studies also explores the interdependence of economic prosperity, societal well-being and the environment and encourages students to think and act as responsible and ethical citizens.

Further details of the curriculum can be found here:

Specification for Junior Cycle Business Studies

Subject Assessment Information:

CBA & Assessment Task Guidelines Business Studies

Assessment Task Guidelines

Junior Cycle Final Examination Sample Paper Business Studies

Junior Cycle Key Dates 2018_2019