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Economics - AS Level at RR6 Wimbledon

Course description

Why study Economics? Economics is a fascinating subject which shows how individuals, businesses and governments make decisions and how these decisions affect society. You will also gain a good understanding of how to develop and support arguments using the tools of economic theory. What topics will I study? • AS Unit 1: Markets and Market Failure • AS Unit 2: The National Economy • A2 Unit 3: Business Economics and the Distribution of Income • A2 Unit 4: The National and International Economy. All units will be assessed by a written exam. You will complete data response exercises, essays and multiple choice questions. You will also take part in debates, discussion and presentations.

Entry requirements

GCSE Mathematics and English at grade B or higher

Future opportunities

Economics is a well regarded academic subject which is useful for any career. If you intend to study Economics at university then it is often advisable to study Mathematics to AS or A Level.

Further information

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RR6 Wimbledon directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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