Level 2 Economics

12EC
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

Level 3 Economics

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
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. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth 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
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
2
I
6
Y
6r
Total Credits

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