Level 2 Economics

12ECO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Reddy

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: In Economics skills are developed that help in understanding Economic decisions made in the political world, and the effect of these decisions on New Zealanders and their standards of living. The course covers an introduction on the issues of employment, growth, inflation and international trade.

This course provides a foundation for further study at tertiary institutions and prepares students to work as an economist, statistician, policy analyst, and elected government representative. It also is a good one year course providing general educational skills for everyday living.




Pathway

Level 3 Economics

Recommended Prior Learning

14 Level 1 English credits OR 15 Level 1 Economics credits.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

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