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Economics A2 level at Clapton Girls' Academy

Course description

A level economics looks at current affairs and analyses the interactions between individuals, businesses and the government.

In A-level economics you will look at the fundamental forces which affect our lives, such as employment, prices, international trade and poverty. Economics concerns the allocation of society’s scarce resources amongst the many alternative uses to which they could be put. Students will be taught both micro and macro principles and will be assessed on their application, analysis and decision-making skills.

Course content

The course will be taught at A-level specification, and consist of two units: individuals, firms, markets and market failure and the national and international economy.

Entry requirements

B grade in GCSE Maths.

Future opportunities

Careers in economics are very diverse, with job roles covering everything from food and agriculture to business and banking. The qualification could also be valuable in a career like marketing, law, journalism or teaching.

Depending on the area of interest, an economics degree will help develop specialized analytical skills, enabling entry into multiple industries as a professional economist, or as another type of professional with an eye for economics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Clapton Girls' Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years