Economics is the study of scarcity and choice. This subject provides students with a detailed understanding of how the world they live in works, from the purpose of interest rates to the determination of prices. How markets are shaped by competitive actions to the distribution of income and wealth and how Governments can impact our day-to-day lives with their actions.
Economics is the right subject if you enjoy:
You will study four themes as follows:
35% of Qualification
Paper 1 will assess markets and will be drawn from Themes 1 & 4.
Duration: 2 hours
Paper 2 will assess the global economic environment and will be drawn from Themes 2 & 3.
Duration: 2 hours.
30% of Qualification
A pre-release examination based on a broad context drawn from all themes.
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