Economics GCE AS / A2 at Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School
Theme1 and Theme 2: You will be introduced to the nature of economics, how
markets work and why they fail consumer choices and enterprise in the economy.
You will also consider the role of banks and life in a global economy.
Theme 3 Theme 4: You will explore the impact of globalisation on consumers, firms
and the labour market. You will also investigate the role of the government and have
an opportunity to consider the role and impact of the financial sector.
Economics is about choice and impact of our choices on each other. It relates to every
aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make as individuals of families to the
structures created by governments and firms. An economic way of thinking can help you
make better choices.
A minimum of six GCSEs A* to C including English and Mathematics.
Paper1: You will tackle the data response and essay questions on markets, consumers and firms and how market works?
Paper2: You will tackle data response and essay questions on competitive advantage and the global economy.
Paper3: You will have research task before the exam.
Studying economics will to develop transferable skill such as interpretation, essay
writing and commercial awareness.
Economics students can follow wide range of careers in industry, commerce, finance
and civil service
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School directly.