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Economics *Fees Payable* at Cobham Hall *Fees Payable*

Course description

The state of the nation’s economy is a particularly heated topic of debate. Some say that recovery can only be achieved by increasing public spending to stimulate the economy, while others believe in ‘belt-tightening austerity’. But which strategy is more credible, and why? Economics tackles these key questions. In macroeconomics we concern ourselves with understanding the large-scale economic factors affecting countries across the globe, including interest rates and productivity. In microeconomics, we look at the actions and decisions of individuals and groups including questioning how prices are set, and why.
Economics helps pupils to develop clear and logical thinking and an analytical approach to problem-solving, as well as to look for the wider implications of any economic event. The ability to discuss topics and write essays is important.
 

Future opportunities

Progression after Sixth Form: Economics is a versatile subject that can help you in a number of careers. Not only could you find yourself working for big corporations, banks or the government but your qualification in Economics could also be valuable support in a career like marketing, law, journalism or teaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cobham Hall *Fees Payable* directly.

Last updated date: 22 January 2018
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