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Economics AS/A2 Level at Upton-by-Chester High School

Course description

Economic decisions and activities impact on many different areas of society and on our own everyday lives – interest rate changes, personal taxation, unemployment and consumer behaviour, to name but a few. By studying economics, you will become more aware of how political and economic decisions affect you as an individual and as part of the global economy.

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Entry requirements

GCSE ‘B’ in Mathematics.



Future opportunities

Universities and employers regard economics as a 'numerate' discipline. It has the reputation of being a demanding subject, and therefore a qualification in it is a valuable asset. A-Level Economics links subjects in the Arts, Science and Maths areas.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Upton-by-Chester High School directly.

Last updated date: 13 May 2015

Key information

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