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Economics at Guru Nanak Sikh Academy

Course description

The AS specification has 2 units: Unit 1: Markets and Market Failure * The economic problem * The allocation of resources in competitive markets * Production and efficiency * Market failure * Government intervention in the market Unit 2: The National Economy * The measurement of macroeconomic performance * How the macro economy works (AD/AS analysis, the circular flow of income, and related concepts.) * Economic Performance * Macroeconomic policy

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a B in Business Studies or a B in English or Mathematics at GCSE Level

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Economics and Business Studies, which could lead onto higher education in areas of Economics, Business Studies, Accounting, Marketing or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to economics, business, marketing, finance and accounting, human resources and public relations. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that could help you do a trainee management course within a company to gain the skills, understanding and experience that they require so you can progress to working at management level.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Guru Nanak Sikh Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year