The members of Ayr Academy Business Studies Department are Mr Robinson (Principal Teacher) and Mrs Campbell.
The Business Studies Department offers a wide range of courses in both Broad General Education and in the Senior Phase.
In S1 and S2, pupils work through a variety of project based activities to further develop their ICT skills.
In S3, pupils can choose to further develop their skills in Business or Administration and IT.
In the Senior Phase, pupils can choose to follow National Courses (N3, N4 or N5) in Business (Management) or Administration & IT, or Higher courses in Business Management, Accounting or Administration & IT.
There are a number of career opportunities that pupils could opt for having completed business subjects:
Accounting and Finance open doors to many different careers and jobs including Accountant, Business owner, Lawyer, Politician and Teacher.
Administration and IT teaches you how to use many different types of software and how businesses can benefit from using ICT and can lead to careers such as Business owner, ICT Manager, Office Worker, Secretary and Teacher.
Business Management teaches you all about how businesses are created and run. Career opportunities include Accountant, Business Manager and many others.