NCEA Level 2 Economics
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:
- Critical thinking
- Analysing and interpreting information
- Communicating information
- Problem solving
This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Economics.
Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 5
Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 10; Term 3, Week 5 & Week 10