Course type:
A-levels

A-level in Economics

In Economics you'll look at the fundamental forces which affect society and your lives. Forces such as; employment, prices, international trade and poverty, to name a few.

Economists are often in healthy debate with each other over these issues, and it is this controversy which makes economics lively, dynamic and interesting. It allows you the opportunity to make your own judgements and form your own opinions on the issues that matter to society right now.

There are several definitions of economics with each trying to encapsulate the essence of the subject. However, most textbooks and academics seem to agree that economics concerns allocation of society’s scarce resources, amongst the many alternative uses to which they could be put.

At Hartpury, we follow the AQA Economics specification. For more information, click here.

Our Economics lecturers also offer the Student Investor Challenge as part of our enrichment. Students invest with virtual money on the stock market and compete with other schools and colleges.

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

2 Year
Duration:
2 Year course
Course type:
Full Time

Entry Requirements

GCSE | You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include Mathematics and English Language, as well as:

GCSE grade 6 or above in Mathematics and English Language.

Why study A-levels at Hartpury College?

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