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Economics at Cheam High School

Course description

Economics, whether considering it for further study or not, allows students to develop their critical thinking skills which benefits them across a range of subjects and ultimately in the careers they pursue. economics focuses on both microeconomics and macroeconomics. microeconomics addresses issues such as: “Why are house prices so high?”, “Can pollution effectively be controlled?” and “Should governments interfere with markets?” The macroeconomic issues covered include: “Why does the Government have an inflation rate target and how does it affect us?”, “What happens to the economy if people decide to spend more?” and “How are we affected by the Chinese and Indian economies?” economics deals with fundamental forces which affect our lives, such as employment, prices, international trade and poverty.

Course content

Theme 1 – Introduction to Markets and Market Failure
Theme 2 – The UK Economy - Performance and Policies
Theme 3 – Business Behaviour and the Labour Market
Theme 4 – A Global Perspective

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C in English and GCSE grade B in maths.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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