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HSC Business Studies Past Papers Master List

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Wondering how you can best prepare for your Business Studies exam? If you’re thinking that completing HSC Business Studies past papers is the solution, then that’s exactly right!

The best way to be ready for that final exam at the end of the year is getting adequate exposure to the actual exam layout! You’ll be able to test your knowledge and figure out what you do and don’t know.

We’ve also linked the Notes from the Marking Centre, so that you know exactly what the markers are looking for and how to improve your responses.

Now what are you waiting for? Let’s get into the HSC Business Studies past papers!

What should you do in preparation for the exam?
HSC Business Studies Past Papers

What should you do in preparation for the exam?

Before we dive into methods to help you prepare for your Business Studies exam, how far along into the HSC Business Studies course are you?

The way you study pretty much relies on where you’re at in the academic year, and we’ve got tips for you if you’re only just starting the course or you’re super close to exam day.

If you’ve only started the Year 12 HSC Business Studies syllabus…

Begin working on your study notes! This is quite straightforward because the syllabus lists down all the topics and terminology you’ll need to remember.

For a guide on all the topics you’ll cover throughout the year, head here!

Though something to keep in mind with Business Studies is that the content is quite heavy, so there really is a lot you’ll need to remember. Don’t worry though, you’ll learn how to memorise all that content quickly with our guide here!

It’s also very important to note that the exam consists of 4 parts:

  • Section I – Multiple Choice (20 marks)
  • Section II – Short Answer Section (40 marks)
  • Section III – Business Report (20 marks)
  • Section IV – Extended Response (20 marks)

You’ll need to know how to answer each section appropriately, because each section will require a different style of writing — aside from multiple choice where you just need to colour in the circles.

Master each of the various sections of the Business Studies exam with the following guides breaking down how to structure your responses:

If you’re close to sitting your exam…

Remember that even if you haven’t been doing so well with your internal assessments, your final exam is a chance to turn it all around! There’s still 50% of your overall mark up for grabs.

Discover how one of our AOS students managed to bounce back and improve his marks by 38% here!

If you want a bit more practice on the Extended Response section of the exam, we’ve got a whole bunch of practice essay questions here for you to use!

Now that you know exactly how to prepare and have the resources to do so, you can check out all the HSC Business Studies Past Papers below.

HSC Business Studies Past Papers

YearHSC Business Studies Exam PaperHSC Business Studies Marking GuidelinesHSC Business Studies Notes from the Marking Centre
2020HSC ExamHSC Marking GuidelinesHSC Marking Feedback
2019 HSC ExamHSC Marking GuidelinesHSC Marking Feedback
2018HSC ExamHSC Marking GuidelinesHSC Marking Feedback
2017HSC ExamHSC Marking GuidelinesHSC Marking Feedback
2016HSC Exam
HSC Marking GuidelinesNotes from the Marking Centre
2015HSC Exam
HSC Marking GuidelinesNotes from the Marking Centre
2014HSC ExamMarking GuidelinesNotes from the Marking Centre
2013HSC ExamMarking GuidelinesNotes from the Marking Centre
2012HSC ExamMarking Guidelines
Sample Answers
Notes from the Marking Centre
2011HSC ExamMarking Guidelines
Sample Answers
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2010HSC ExamMarking Guidelines
Sample Answers
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2009HSC ExamMarking Guidelines
Sample Answers
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There you have it — our HSC Business Studies past papers master list! Keep practising and you’ll be great in your actual exam.

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