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Economics AS at Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College

Course description

Economics is the study of the way in which world resources are allocated, at an individual, Industry, National and International level. Economics at AS is a study of the key elements of Economic theory. The AS part of the course has nine units: Supply and demand Elasticity Costs Money & exchange Government objectives & policy Market failure Aggregate supply & demand Balance of payments Exchange rates

Entry requirements

5 C grades at GCSE including English & Maths

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. 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 Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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