Level 2 Economics
Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Megson
ECONOMICS - YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
Economics is the study of how people as individuals and groups satisfy their needs by allocating and managing scarce resources. There are many career opportunities either within Economics, in the private sector or with government agencies, both within New Zealand and overseas. It also enables you to enter the workforce as an employee or become a self-employed entrepreneur. An Economics Degree combines nicely with many other subjects in other degrees.
Supplementary Materials/ Equipment
$24 optional workbook
Although helpful, no previous knowledge of Economics is necessary for study at all levels. For automatic entry to Level 2 Economics, students should have at least 14 credits at Level 1 Economics. Otherwise seek advice and approval from the Head of Commerce.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Cook, Mining Engineer, Accountant, Auditor, Actuary, Finance Manager, Retail Manager, Statistician, Baker, Hotel/Motel Manager, Cafe Worker, Property Manager, Butcher, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Urban/Regional Planner, Kitchenhand, Chef, Elected Government Representative, Event Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Demonstrator, Dietitian, Foreign Policy Officer, Workplace Relations Adviser, Sports Coach/Official, Early Childhood Teacher, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Human Resources Adviser, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Financial Adviser, Food Technologist, Forestry Scientist, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Mortgage Broker, Nanny/Child Carer, Policy Analyst, Real Estate Agent, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer,
Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.