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Economics AS/A2 at Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College

Course description

Cardinal Wiseman are not accepting applications through Search and Apply. If you want to apply  please call Helen Curtis on 024 76617231 extension  253

This is an A Level course

Course content

The study of ‘A’ level Economics should encourage students to develop an interest in the contribution of economics to the understanding of the wider economic and social environment.  They will also develop an understanding of a range of concepts and acquire an ability to use these concepts in a variety of different contexts using an enquiring, critical and thoughtful approach.  The study of Economics will help students to develop an ability to think as an economist and to develop skills, qualities and attitudes which will equip them for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved a minimum Grade B GCSE in English and Maths.  If studied at GCSE a minimum Grade B is required.  You do not need previous experience of Economics to take this subject.

Assessment

AS:
Unit 1
: Markets and Market Failure - 1hour 15 min examination January
Unit 2: The National Economy - 1hour 15 min examination June

A2:
Unit 3:
Business Economics and the Distribution of Income - 1 hour 15min exam January
Unit 4 :The National and International Economy - 1 hour 15min exam June

 

Future opportunities

Many students go on to study Economics or a business related degree at university.  The study of Economics will support learning in a wide range of other subjects as students develop an understanding of current economic issues.  Knowledge of Economics should prove advantageous to anyone who works within a business environment

Further information

Cardinal Wiseman are not accepting applications through Search and Apply. If you want to apply  please call Helen Curtis on 024 76617231 extension  253

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College directly.

Last updated date: 10 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 52 Weeks - 104 Weeks

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