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Economics at The Sixth Form College Colchester

Course description

Economics looks at hoe societies deal with scarcity of resources and the role of goverbment in dealing with the economic problems that stem from this. Microeconomics considers the rationale behind the behaviour of consumers and firms, whilst macroeconomics investigates issues such as inflation, unemployment and international trade. Students will apply economic theories and concept to current issues such as austerity, the EU financial crisis, financial markets, global warming, globalisation and the growing inequality in modern economies.

Entry requirements

No previous study is necessary. A minimum Grade B (or 5) in GCSE Maths and a minimum grade C (or 4) in English Language is required, as well as a grade B (or 5) or above in at least one predominantly written based subject ( from English, English Language, English Literature, History, Religious Studies or Sociology).

Further information

We do, in a small number of exceptional cases, consider late applicants , especially if there are extenuating circumstances.
Please contact our Admissions Team directly if you wish to explore this possibility further.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sixth Form College Colchester directly.

Last updated date: 16 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: AS and A2 are each one acdemic year