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Economics at King James's School

Course description

Economics is a social science that will help you to understand how society and the economy work. The headline issues of unemployment, inflation, house prices, the credit crunch and recession, international trade, finance, carbon footprints, the environment and how to manage the economy will all be studied. As citizens, future taxpayers, voters and business managers, an understanding of these topics will prove invaluable.

You will experience a wide range of learning styles, including investigative projects, group work, discussion and presentations. You will use the internet to carry out research, and will be expected to read newspapers and follow current affairs.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent qualification)

GCSEs at grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics would be an advantage. It is not necessary to have studied Economics at GCSE level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King James's School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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