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Economics at St Birinus School

Course description


  • Unit 1 Markets and Market Failure
  • Unit 2 The National Economy


  • Unit 3 Business Economics and the Distribution of Income
  • Unit 4 The National and International EconomyStudents study the economic problem - the purpose of economic activity, how economic resources are allocated and categorised and the production potential of an economy. They will also begin to look at how the macro-economy works and later analyse and evaluate the national and International Economy.

  • Entry requirements

    If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.

    However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Birinus School directly.

    Last updated date: 09 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years