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Economics A Level at The de Ferrers Academy

Course description

Why study this course?

  • If you wish to pursue a career in business or as an economist
  • If you want to build and capitalise on your knowledge of economics
  • If you want to study a course that provides a strong foundation for either academic or vocational progression
  • If you prefer assessment by examination
  • If you are enterprising and see running your own business as a future career option

Course content

You may study some/all of the following:

  • The operation of markets and market failure: primarily about microeconomics.
  • The national economy in a global context: primarily about macroeconomics.
  • Individuals, firms, markets and market failure.
  • The national and international economy, such as; fiscal and supply-side policies.
  • Economic methodology.
  • Perfect competition and the labour market.

Entry requirements

4 A* - C Plus Grade 5 in English and a Grade 5 in Maths Grade B in Business or Economics

Future opportunities

  • Public sector organisations
  • Schools/ teaching
  • Law firms
  • Property management
  • Accountant
  • Advertising account executive
  • Banker
  • Buyer
  • Commodity broker
  • Distribution manager
  • Economist
  • Marketing executive
  • Sales executive
  • Stock broker

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The de Ferrers Academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 March 2017
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