Students on this course will examine how markets and businesses operate in the real world. They will explore how government policies and world events influence the economy and they will look at the role of emerging economies in the global economic system.
The Economics A level consists of four components:
The course will be assessed with 3 exams at the end of year 2, each are 2 hours long. Each exam requires some numerical skill as well as the ability to articulate your ideas and judgements clearly in written form.
This subject is useful if you want to go on to study Economics or another related degree at university. Common career paths for Economics graduates include Banking and Accountancy. It is also suitable for those considering careers in most business areas, as well as law. Many students in the department go on to study Economics at a higher level.
In addition to our Programme Entry Requirements, applicants must also meet specific Course Entry Requirements:
Grade B in English Language and Grade B in Maths.