Economics - A-Level at Pendleton Sixth Form College
Economics is the study of human choices and how society uses its resources. It examines this question from the point of view of individuals who get money mostly from working or from benefits and from the view of society where the government taxes us and spends the money or our behalf.
This course gives you the opportunity to learn about how the economy works and how it can be controlled.
Topics covered include:
The operation of markets and market failure
The national and international economy
The labour market
The distribution of income and wealth (poverty and inequality)
You would be expected to have 3 GCSE grades B/5s and 3 GCSE grades C./4s
This course is assessed by final examination. The exam will entail multiple choice, short answer, data interpretation and extended questions. You will be expected to complete homework each week and carry out wider reading
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are an EU citizen.
Economics students can go on to study law, accountancy, politics financial services, management, marketing and many other subjects. Economics is relevant to various industries such banking, insurance, business, civil service and accountancy.
You will have a mentor who will ensure that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job
How to apply
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