NCEA Level 2 Economics
Level 2
Number of Credits: 18

Entry Recommendations: Open entry. Business Introduction at Level 1 is recommended but not required.

Course Outline: This course is designed to allow students to explore economics issues such as Economic Growth, Government Policies, Unemployment, Inflation and International Trade.  Students will analyse these issues using economic concepts, models and contemporary contexts.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Graphing
  • Literacy
  • Critical thinking
  • Analysing and interpreting information
  • Communicating information
  • Problem solving
  • Decision-making

Course Costs: Approximately $50 to cover workbooks and revision booklets appropriate to the course.

This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Economics.

Assessment

AS 91222
Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
 
AS 91224
Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
4 Credits
Literacy
Examination
 
AS 91225
Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
4 Credits
Literacy
Written Report
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 5
AS 91227
Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
6 Credits
Literacy
Written Portfolio
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 10; Term 3, Week 5 & Week 10
Level 2 Economics