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Economics A Level at The Quest Academy

Course description

This course will encourage you to:
- Develop an interest in and enthusiasm for the study of economics.
- Appreciate the contribution of economics to the understanding of the wider economic and social environment
- Deepen your understanding of a range of concepts and acquire an ability to use these concepts in a variety of different contexts
- Use an enquiring, critical and thoughtful approach to the study of economics and develop an ability to think as an economist

Course content

YEAR 12

Theme 1 The Operation of markets and market failure
- Nature of economics
- How markets work
- Market failure
- Government Intervention

Theme 2 The National Economy in a Global Context

- Measures of economic performance
- Aggregate demand and supply
- National income
- Economic growth
- Macroeconomic objectives and policies

YEAR 13

Theme 3 Individuals, firms, markets and market failure

- Business growth
- Business objectives
- Revenues, costs and profits
- Market structures
- Labour market
- Government intervention

Theme 4 The National and International Economy

- International economics
- Poverty and inequality
- Emerging and developing economies
- The financial sector
- Role of the state in the macro-economy

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Quest Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2017
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