Level 3 Economics
Contact Person: S. Ward
This course has the objective of enabling students to attain a level of economic literacy and understanding which will allow them to develop a continuing interest in contemporary economic issues. Students will study the key ideas about the operation of the market system, as well as the workings of the economy. There is an opportunity to complete a University of Canterbury Level 1 Economics paper. There may be the opportunity to visit various businesses and government organisations in Wellington e.g. Trade Me, Parliament, The Supreme Court, The Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Victoria University. The course will include a selection from the standards listed below.
Contributions and Equipment
$40 for a Student Workbook and additional materials
It is not essential to have studied Economics previously. However, students need to have a satisfactory level of literacy to enter this course.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
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.
Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.