Why Study Economics Here?

Full course name: Economics AS
Year running: 17/18
Awarding body: OCR GCE

You will study the British Economy, the impact of the Double-Dip Recession and the effect of environmental disasters on the economy. You will also learn how aggregate demand links with living standards, unemployment and the government. Economics will help you to understand how domestic and global issues are dealt with by governments.

Topics covered in the first year include the British Economy, Dealing with Inflation, Unemployment and Environmental Problems. The second year covers Road Pricing, Trains and the Environment, Europe, Third World Poverty, Debt and the G8 and Global Warming.

To do this course you will need to meet our entry requirements.

Click here for general entry requirements.

A Level Economics is assessed through external exams.

Top accountancy, banking, city and management firms welcome economists because they understand the economic environment. A Level Economics is an excellent preparation for Business Studies, Accountancy, Geography, History, Politics or Business Law degrees.

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