This subject is ideal for anyone who wishes to develop an understanding of the dynamics between consumers, manufacturers and the government in a real world environment. Key economic principles and the links between microeconomics and macroeconomics will be discovered alongside government policy and economic performance. Develop your skills in lateral thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills. Economics can be studied alone or alongside a range of other subjects at university, including finance, politics, business and international studies.
The course is split between micro and macroeconomics and will be of interest to anyone who wants to understand human behaviour in the context of the economy and a business. Micro builds models of business and individual behaviour and investigates how economies work and why governments need to intervene in markets. This informs macroeconomics and gives you an overview of the world around you and the impact governments and business make to everyday life.
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You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 5 range including English and maths.
You will be assessed through written examinations, with regular internal assessment taking place as the course unfolds. Your final A Level exam will be made up of three exam papers covering the entire programme at the end of year two.
Economics is a highly regarded A Level, and sits well alongside other humanities and science based subjects. In recent times students gained entry into some of the top UK universities such as, Oxford/Cambridge, Manchester, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. Many students have gained unconditional offers when presenting this subject and their UCAS forms. Students studied a range of undergraduate qualifications including finance, banking, law, economics and a wide range of business led subjects.
A Levels (English Literature & Language, Computer Science & Economics)
Thursday 10 June 2021