Economics Level 2

ECO201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Belton

Economics

This course is the second level of the national NCEA qualifications in Economics. The course has an inquiry approach and will enable students to investigate a range of economic issues currently facing New Zealand society and the economy, including the use of economic theory and models to help understand the causes and possible effects of the issues of economic growth, unemployment, inflation and overseas trade. Students will also investigate a variety of policies that a government may implement to address these issues, and examine the degree of impact these policies have on various groups within society. 



Pathway

Economics Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook $20


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Economics is an advantage, but not essential. Those choosing to start the subject for the first time at Level 2 will need to get HOD approval and be reasonably competent in Mathematics. Summer holiday reading can help fill any gaps in knowledge. 


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91223 v2 Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.