Teacher in Charge: S. Darby
Course Highlights: By studying Economics, students will be able to: develop an understanding of the New Zealand economy and the policies that the Government uses to manage it; make connections between New Zealand’s economy and the global economy. Students will become financially capable. They will be able to: make reasoned decisions about use of credit; develop spreadsheets and interpret business and economic statistics; use economic models (both macro and micro) to enable critical thinking about the real world and so be able to explain the real world or make predictions about it. These critical thinking skills are highly valued in job markets.
Vocational Pathway: Services Industries.
This course can lead to: Further study in Commerce at University.
For more information, please see Mr Darby
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Recommended Prior Learning
PreRequisites: Level 2 NCEA
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
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.