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Economics at St Aidan's and St John Fisher's Associated Sixth Form

Course description

Students of Economics find that it opens up a whole new world for them. They are able to understand the environment in which they live in a new light and can start to grasp the essential elements of the major issues of our time:

* Can we measure ‘happiness’ in a meaningful Economic way?
* Why does the Eurozone appear to be falling apart?
* Should we give more aid to developing countries?
* Why do we need to pay for our own university degrees?
* Why is Britain no longer the ‘workshop of the world?’

AS Units:

F581 Micro: Markets in Action.
F582 Macro: The National and International Economy.

A2 Units:

F583 Micro: Economics of Work and Leisure.
F585 Synoptic: The Global Economy.

Entry requirements

A good standard of English Language and Maths is required (grade B at GCSE is preferred in both subjects). Some study of Business is helpful, but not essential. A genuine interest in current affairs will be useful.

5 GCSEs A*-C Grade

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Aidan's and St John Fisher's Associated Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

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