12EC

Level 2 Economics

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Myers

Year 12 Economics explores the issues of International Trade, Economic Growth, Employment and Price Stability, in the context of the NZ economy. Students will be able to define and explore these issues and have an understanding of their causes and possible effects. They will become aware of market forces and government policies and the impact of these policies on various groups.

Numerical and interpretation skills are integrated with economic ideas and understanding so that students will be well equipped to participate as well informed decision makers in society.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

The workbooks used during this course will be available for optional student purchase at a cost of $26.00.

Recommended Prior Learning

Previous study in Economics is strongly recommended.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91222 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91224 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91225 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91227 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0