Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in English and Maths

About the course

Economics is a behavioural science that lies in the heart of every decision we make.
The course covers topical issues and allows students to make sense of the ever changing world.
The subject is challenging, analytical and rewards the inquisitive mind.
Economics aims to solve fundamental questions such as why does poverty exist in the 21stcentury, how can the UK economy compete in an ever-changing globalised market and is capitalism a flawed mechanism for distributing the worlds scarce resources?
Are you ready to answer the big questions?

Economics

Possible future careers...

Year 12 Topics

Microeconomics - Markets and Market Failure.
Macroeconomics - The National Economy.

Goes well with...

Physics, Biology, Maths, Art and Design, Business

Year 13 Topics

Microeconomics - Markets and Market Failure.
Macroeconomics - The National and international economy.

Exams

Paper 1 - Written assessment (33.3% of grade)
Paper 2 - Written assessment (33.3% of grade)
Paper 3 - Written assessment and multiple choice (33.3% of grade)

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