Level 3 Economics

13ECO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Megson

ECONOMICS - YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
CODE: 13ECO

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


Entry Requirements


Although helpful, no previous knowledge of Economics is necessary for study at all levels. Please seek advice and approval from the Head of Commerce. 


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. 91399 v2 Economics 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the efficiency of market equilibrium
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91400 v2 Economics 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the efficiency of different market structures using marginal analysis
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91401 v2 Economics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of micro-economic concepts
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91402 v3 Economics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of government interventions where the market fails to deliver efficient or equitable outcomes
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91403 v2 Economics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of macro-economic influences on the New Zealand economy
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

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Disclaimer

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.