Economics AS Level - 9708

12ECC

UE:

This subject is equivalent to a subject on the ‘approved list’ for University Entrance.

Recommended Background:

Fluency in written English is important for this course which involves writing essays.

Course Description:

The course is intended to provide a basis of factual knowledge of economics and is recommended for students intending further study in the commerce area. Students will express economic ideas in essay form using statistics and diagrams.

Topics:

  • Basic Economic Concepts
  • The Price System
  • Market Failure and Government Intervention
  • International Trade
  • Inflation
  • Employment Statistics
  • Macro-economic Analysis

Components:

Paper 13 Multiple Choice External Compulsory Weighting: 40%
Paper 23 Data Response And Essay External Compulsory Weighting: 60%