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Economics AS/A Level at Castell Alun High School

Course description

The Course will appeal to students who have an interest in economic affairs and a desire to explore why and how the study of Economics contributes to an understanding of the modern world.
Have you wondered:
  • What is the deficit?
  • What was the banking crisis?
  • What determines the value of the pound when you go abroad?
  • Why we still have child poverty in the UK?
  • What is the impact of E.U. membership now and in the future?
  • Should we join the single currency?
  • What are the economic consequences of climate change?
  • What can we do to help the environment?
  • Why we have 2½ million unemployed?
  • Why petrol is so expensive in the UK?
  • Why our standard of living is lagging behind many other countries?
  • What is the impact of E.U. membership now and in the future?
It will be of particular relevance to those who:
  • want to keep their options open - Economics can be combined with a wide range of subjects;
  • enjoy the study of a subject that affects their own everyday lives;
  • wish to pursue a career in an economics-related profession.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Castell Alun High School directly.

Last updated date: 09 December 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September