Level 2 Economics

12ECO
Course Description

Contact Person: S. Ward

This course enables students to gain an appreciation and understanding of major aspects of the New Zealand economy – employment, trade, inflation, economic growth and inequality. Students will be able to interpret and analyse statistical data on these aspects, as well as apply economic theory to them and describe the effects and implications of them. The course will include a selection from the standards listed below. 



Pathway

Level 3 Economics

Contributions and Equipment

$40 for Workbook and additional materials


Entry Requirements

It is not essential to have studied Economics previously.  However, students need to have a satisfactory level of literacy to enter this course.



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. 91223 v2 Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91228 v2 Economics 2.7 - Analyse a contemporary economic issue of special interest using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.