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Economics

Economics A Level is focused on the way markets work.  The course covers a combination of microeconomic and macroeconomic content, drawing on local, national and international contexts. It develops a critical approach to economic models and applies them to a range of contexts, particularly focusin on the market economiy and the role of the government in addressing market failure.

Students will select, interpret and use appropriate data from a range of sources.  They will develop an understanding of economic concepts and theories and consideration of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life.

Previous knowledge of the subject is not required for A Level; success will be enhanced if students have a genuine interest in current affairs as well as good GCSEs in maths and English.

An A Level in Economics will give students a head start in careers and degree courses in economics, business management, finance, banking, local government and Politics.