Economics at Prospect School
This is a two year qualification which develops an understanding of economic concepts and theories via current economic issues and problems affecting everyday life. It enables students to gain a much broader understanding of the world in which we live.
Students build knowledge and understanding of core economic models and concepts in Themes 1 and 2, and then build on this and apply their knowledge to more complex concepts and models in Themes 3 and 4. Students will need to apply their knowledge and understanding to both familiar and unfamiliar contexts in the assessments and demonstrate an awareness of current economic events and policies.
An interest in current affairs and independent reading is essential for this course. Economics is for any student who wants to obtain an understanding of how real world decisions and policies are made, is interested in current affairs and wants a highly respected, non-vocational qualification.
- Introduction to Markets and Market Failure
- The UK EconomyPerformance and Policies
- Business behaviour and the Labour Market
- A Global Perspective
- GCSE English and Maths at grade 5 or above
- Three other GCSEs at grade C or above
100% Written Examination
Through studying Economics students develop extremely good analytical and evaluative skills, both of which are considered highly desirable in further education and in the workplace. ‘A’ level Economics is a highly respected ‘A’ level for most jobs and university courses. It is particularly welcome in the world of Business, Finance, Government Agencies, Retailing, Banking and Accountancy. ‘A’ level Economics is accepted for most professional qualification courses.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prospect School directly.