A-Level Economics at East Sussex College Hastings
During this two-year course you will gain a thorough understanding of the ‘science of wealth’.
Over the duration of the course you will be able to expand your knowledge and understanding of how markets work and the variables that determine market success and failure, become familiar with the concept of inflation, balance of payment and the deficit of management, while understanding how government control variables through policy instruments.
Lessons will debate the consumption of goods and services and the benefits they provide in society, while you gain a deeper insight into the origins and meaning of economics and how it has evolved over the years.
You will cover a selection of modules including:
- How markets work and the variables that determine market success and failure
- Government fiscal management
- Core concepts of inflation, balance of payment and deficit management
- Economic growth
- How governments seek to control variables through policy instruments
To apply for this course you will need to meet the minimum requirements of 5 Grade 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English).
You will be assessed entirely through exams. Case studies with differentiated questions will be used to test your understanding.
There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to further your learning.
This course would be good to study alongside other A-Level subjects such as Business, Politics, Law, or Media, allowing for progression to university courses in Business, Economics, Marketing, or Law.
There are a number of career opportunities available to you after studying this qualification, for instance you may work as a Financial analyst, an Economist, a Stockbroker or Statistician.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.