Level 3 Economics

13EC
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge:

The aim of the course is to enable students to attain a level of economic literacy and understanding which will allow them to develop a continuing and critical interest in contemporary economic issues. The skill of reasoning clearly by means of analytical techniques will allow students to present and interpret economic data and arguments in a clear and coherent manner.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

The workbooks used during this course will be available for optional student purchase at a cost of $35.00.


Recommended Prior Learning

Previous study in Economics is essential. 12 credits at either Level One or Level Two will generally be required as a pre-requisite to study at this level.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91399 v2 Economics 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the efficiency of market equilibrium
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91401 v2 Economics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of micro-economic concepts
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91402 v3 Economics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of government interventions where the market fails to deliver efficient or equitable outcomes
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91403 v2 Economics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of macro-economic influences on the New Zealand economy
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.