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Economics A-Level at Prince Henry's High School

Course description

Economic theory has many contemporary applications which deepen an understanding of current economic affairs. The course aims to provide a critical understanding of the role of producer, consumer and government in the local, national and international environment. A good understanding of fundamental economic principles has never been more relevant or useful!

Course content

  • Theme 1: Introduction to markets and market failure.
  • Theme 2: The UK economy-performance and policies.
  • Theme 3: Business behaviour and the labour market.
  • Theme 4: A global perspective.

The teaching is shared between two members of staff. Discussion work, independent research, current affairs programmes, examination board courses for students and reading newspapers and relevant periodicals all play a part in building an up-to-date picture of current economic thinking.

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge of the subject is required. Students must have at least a grade B in both English Language and Maths at GCSE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prince Henry's High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

Key information

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