NCEA Level 3 Economics
Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Aruwa
Qualification: NCEA Level 3
Entry Requirement: L2 Economic and or literacy and numeracy and a wiliness to learn
Course Description: Level 3 Economics provides students with a solid understanding of micro- and macroeconomic concepts, terminology, and analysis that will enable students to move to University level economics with courage and confidence. It offers Standards that provide the basis for success in future academic and professional pursuits in Economics and the field of Business Studies. Students of Level 3 Economics will gain a sound knowledge of the operation of the economy and the impact of government policy on day to day economic activities.
This course leads to: University study of Economics and related professions
Vocational Pathways: Economics leads to jobs in the following professions:
- Stock market trading
- Economic analyst
- Economic journalism
- Currency analyst
Special Costs: Learning Workbook costs apply.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 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.