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A Level Economics at The Samworth Church Academy

Course description

Year 12

Understanding Market Forces, how supply and Demand works
Should Governments intervene to correct the impact of climate change
How do you measure Macro Economic Performance

Year 13

Why does the structure of the energy market mean for prices in the UK
Austerity vs Stimulus which is the right response for the UK economy
Should the UK join the Euro?
Is globalisation a good or bad thing for the UK Economy

Skills gained/developed:

An appreciation of Economics and its impact upon society
Understanding the economic problem and how to solve it
Essay writing including analysis and evaluation economic policy on the UK and international economy

Entry requirements

The general entrance requirement for the Sixth Form is 6 or more A*-C grades including either English or Maths and with any BTEC qualifications worth half. A* - B in History or Geography; A* - C in GCSE Maths.
A* - B GCSE English LanguageA* - B GCSE English Literature

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years