Economics L2

12ECO
Course Description

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: Level 3 Economics, Tertiary study.

 

For more information, please see Mr Darby


Pathway

Economics L3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook $30.00


Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisites: Level 1 NCEA.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91226 v2 Economics 2.5 - Analyse statistical data relating to two contemporary economic issues
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
2
I
6
Y
6r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.