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Economics A level at Wolfreton School

Course description

The following units are studied on this course:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Themes in Economics

This course allows students to develop an understanding of how markets and the economy work and how to identify strategies to solve economics problems. You will develop your analytical, questioning and quantitive skills and will also confront and tackle issues; engaging in debate and discussion with feloow students. If you are interested in current economic issues and how they might affect you, then this course will be enjoyable and stimulating throughout.


100% Exam.

Future opportunities

This course is excellent preparation if you are intending to pursue economics at degree level, or considering a career with an economic angle. For example, finance, accounting, management or business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wolfreton School directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

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