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Economics at Drayton Manor High School

Course description

The study of Economics helps students understand how limited material resources of an individual, business enterprise or the world are managed. Students develop understanding of economic concepts and theories, how to apply these in a range of contexts and to appreciate their value and limitations in explaining real-world phenomena. The course teaches analysis and evaluatation of strengths and weaknesses of the market economy, the role of government and how to participate effectively as a citizen, producer and consumer

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*-C for entry or contact the school

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare foe higher education in areas of Economics, Business Studies, Accounting, Marketing or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to economics, business, marketing, finance and accounting, human resources and public relations. You could also look at doing a trainee management course within a business to gain the skills, understanding and experience that they require so you can progress to working at management level.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 May 2015
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