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Economics A Level at The Sweyne Park School

Course description

Economics is about choice and the impact of our choices on each other. It is the study of how consumers, firms and governments make decisions that together determine how resources are allocated. Economics has an enormous impact on our daily lives through the principles of supply and demand, in fluencing our spending power and even our quality of life. At every level of our society, an understanding of economics and the application of theories is essential to success.

Course content

A level Economics comprises a range of units covering Markets and Market Failure, The National Economy, Business Economics and the Distribution of Income, and The National and International Economy. The variety of contexts studied open themselves to exploration of the inter-relationships between microeconomic (people and businesses) and macroeconomic (entire industries and nations) principles in managing and sustaining economies.

Future opportunities

Directly related: Financial analyst, actuary, statistician, accountant, banking, stockbroker, insurance and sales/ marketing.

Further afield: Company lawyer, management consultancy, headteacher, civil servant and quantity surveyor.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sweyne Park School directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2015

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