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Economics (A Level) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18

Course description

A Level in Economics encourages you to ‘think as an economists’ and develop the appropriate range of analytical, questioning and reasoning skills to achieve this objective. In addition you will develop strong grounding in both microeconomics and macroeconomics, drawing on local, national and global contexts. It also encourages you to apply the concepts and techniques which you have learnt throughout the course to a range of ‘real world’ issues and contexts. This is very interesting and challenging course.

Year 1:


Microeconomics 1

  • Scarcity and choice
  • How competitive markets work
  • Market failure and government intervention


Macroeconomics 1

  • Economic policy objectives and indicators
  • Aggregate demand and Aggregate supply
  • The global context


Year 2

Microeconomics 2

  • Competition and market power
  • The labour market
  • Government Intervention


Macroeconomics 2

  • Macroeconomic policy and performance
  • The Economic Cycle

Financial Sector

Future opportunities

Economics is a useful qualification for entry into many careers. If you decided to study economics at University, you might progress to becoming a professional economist and work as an analyst, researcher or adviser to the government or a large financial organisation in the private sector.  Alternatively you may pursue a career in accountancy or management.

Further information


To discuss this course, please contact our Team Leader of Economics, Mr S Ali

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18 directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2018
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