Economics A Level at Cleeve School
• In microeconomics, students look at individual markets and businesses. Topics include scarcity & choice, opportunity cost, production possibility curves, specialisation, division of labour, supply & demand, price elasticity of demand, market failure & government intervention, business objectives, and competition in markets.
In Year 13, we usually enter four of our students in the Target 2.0 competition run by The Bank of England and The Times Newspaper. Students give a presentation recommending how Monetary Policy should be used to meet the 2% target of inflation. Students also take part in an online, virtual share challenge.
You should have achieved at least a grade 5 in GCSE English and Maths.
Possible career paths include being an economist, management consultancy, economic & statistical work, accountancy, banking, financial markets, insurance, investment fund manager / analyst, stockbroker, taxation, government policy adviser, politics, and financial management.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cleeve School directly.