What will you be working towards?
||GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand and analyse current economic issues and make informed decisions as to how these issues may be resolved. The course involves looking into individual consumers, firms, markets and market failure, and then moves on to examine the national and international economies.
How will it be delivered?
Three written Exams; Paper 1 - 33.3% of A Level, Paper 2 - 33.3% of A Level, Paper 3 - 33.3% of A Level
5 or more standard GCSE passes or higher (grade 4 or higher) including GCSE Maths and either English Language or English Literature at a grade 4 or above. If a student is applying for a course in a subject that they have studied at GCSE it is expected that a student would have achieved at least a standard pass (grade 4) in this subject.
Your next steps...
Economics is a versatile subject that can help students in a number of careers. Not only could they find themselves working for big corporations, banks or the government, but their qualification in Economics could also be valuable support in a career like marketing, law, journalism or teaching. It is also a very highly regarded subject when it comes to entry for competitive university places.