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September 2020
2 Years
Course code ALECOND1LC

Economics, A Level

What will I do on this course?

You will look at decisions made by organisations and the government, and the impact they have on the economy. You will cover the following topics: exchange rates, unemployment, inflation, national debt, growth, worldwide markets, and energy pricing policies.

You will widen your knowledge through the investigative nature of economics, which provides excellent opportunities to excel in both written and verbal communication. Economics is perfectly matched with business studies for a career in a business environment.

How will I be assessed?

Exams in your second year.

What could I do after this course?

This is a great A Level to take if you’re looking to study economics at university. It also opens up many career opportunities including those in business, management, politics, finance, banking, management consultancy and economic journalism. You could also progress to the degree in Business with Management at University Centre Weston.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English, and grade 6 or above in maths.

Course Level

Level 3

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What Our Students Say

Bella Febry, Business Studies


Bella Febry

“It was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It will definitely help my future career prospects."

Former school: Priory

Work Experience: Bella completed her work experience with international oil and gas company 'OiLSERV' in Dubai. During this Bella gained skills in HR, finance, IT, law, marketing, sales and project delivery.

Course: Business Studies

What next? After being awarded Work Experience Student of the Year, Bella aims to get a distinction star and then take a gap year before going to university.

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