NCEA Level 2 Economics

L2ECON
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Aruwa

Qualification: NCEA Level 2

 

Entry Requirement: L1 Economics, literacy and numeracy

 

Course Description: L2 Economics expands on concepts studied at L1. It introduces further core concepts in micro and macroeconomics. It covers daily and real life issues such as inflation, international trade, unemployment, the impact of government policies on society, and the analysis of statistical data relating to contemporary economic issues. L2 Economics lays the foundation for success in L3 and University Economics.

 

This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Economics

 

Vocational Pathways: Economics leads to jobs in the following professions:

  • Banking
  • Stock market trading
  • Economic analysis
  • Economic journalism
  • Currency analysis and trading
  • Financial adviser
  • Economics educationist

 

Special Costs: Learning Workbook costs apply.

 



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. 91223 v2 Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade 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
4r
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.