Course Overview Business plays a crucial role in our economy and society, providing us with wealth and affecting our quality of life. Innovation and…
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A wide-ranging subject which touches on every aspect of commercial life, Economics examines how an economy works and how individuals and organisations make decisions that impact upon the world in which we live and work.
This course will broaden your understanding of government policy-making and the global environment. It will encourage you to evaluate some of the consequences of the choices made by businesses and governments.
Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature and grade 6 in Maths.
£25 per year for textbooks and a calculator.
There are a range of options for students to consider for a career in economics. These include economist roles, teacher/lecturer, accountant, statistician and finance. Students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.
This course is excellent preparation for students planning to continue on to university to study subjects including economics, accounting, banking and finance, business and management. Economics also provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level and is a core subject in the exams set by most professional bodies.
Elias joined us from St Birinus School and achieved A* A* A* A* in Economics, Maths, Physics and Further Maths A Level. He is now going to University of Oxford, to read Economics and Management.
I was pretty nervous before results and didn't expect all A grades and above. It's been an amazing experience and I'd like to thanks all my teachers, especially Paul Morse, Kevin Jones and Sarah Price. Also, a massive thanks to Dr Joanna Atkinson, who advised me on UCAS and Oxbridge.