Level 2 Economics

ECO2
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss M. Gray

A practical and theoretical economic approach to the world around us, looking at how we as individuals and member or groups fit into society. An in-depth look at issues facing us and the New Zealand economy as the course focuses on trade, growth and inflation.

Future Pathways:

Why study Economics?

Economics is about choice and the impact of our choices for each other. It relates to every aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make as individuals or families to the structures created by governments and firms.

Economics offers the tools with which to approach questions and how to make well – informed decisions about the desirability of individual ideas or the likely impacts of public policies. You will acquire problem-solving skills and develop a logical, ordered way of looking at problems.

Economics is important for many areas of society. It can help improve living standards and make society a better place, in turn, it can also make things worse. It partly depends on the priorities of society and what we consider most important.

Economics leads naturally to careers in business, law, research and consulting, marketing, communications or working within the Government.


Pathway

Level 3 Economics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook – $25


Entry Guidelines

Completion of Year 11 Economics and L1 NCEA Numeracy requirements (or by negotiation with HoF of Social Sciences)


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91223 v2 Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Pathway Tags

Office Manager, Accounts Officer, Banking, Insurance, Business Consultant, Mortgage Broker, Retail Buyer, Accountant, Auditor, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Currency Dealer, Economist, Statistician, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Property Manager, Real Estate, Valuer, Business Owner, Business Manager, Advisor, Consultant, Policy Analysis, Business Journalist


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