Level 3 Economics
Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Megson
ECONOMICS - YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the basics of Economics before embarking on a career or tertiary study. Students’ statistical thinking, investigative and economic decision-making skills will be developed. Students will analyse the behaviour of firms and consumer behaviour, market responses to change and macroeconomic activity and government policies and their effect on society.
An Economics degree in tertiary study combines nicely with many other subjects in other degrees.
Supplementary Materials/ Equipment
$27 Optional workbook
Although helpful, no previous knowledge of Economics is necessary for study at all levels. Please seek advice and approval from the Head of Commerce.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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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.