YEAR 12 STUDENT
The open-minded discussions and the freedom of speech we have in the sociology class is unlike any other. It is the fact that we discuss everyone’s point of view and everyone’s point of view gets to be portrayed with no judgement. These discussions help us to remember the lesson more as well as helping us to understand the subject and all the different opinions.
WHY STUDY ECONOMICS?
A Level Economics is by far one of the most highly respected subjects by employers and the best universities in the world due to its reputation in developing outstanding talents in problem solving, analytical skills and interpretation of both qualitative and quantitative data. It offers students the platform to think outside the box and be creative in their efforts to finding innovative solutions to some of the most complex issues facing the world, be it reducing poverty or environmental problem. It equips learners with the ability to debate effectively, construct arguments using key evidence and come to a meaningful conclusion.
The Operation of Markets and Market Failure
This unit looks at assessing different ways firms and consumers can allocate scarce resources efficiently. It also offers opportunity to discuss the implications of government intervention in markets.
National and International Economy
This unit looks at analysing economic performance of the UK against the rest of the world as well as finding innovative solutions to complex macroeconomic issues such as unemployment, inflation, income and wealth inequalities, recession, trade and budget deficits, and reducing national debt.
Economic Principles and Issues
This unit looks at bridging micro and macroeconomic issues in paper1 and paper2. It offers learners the flexibility to demonstrate in depth understanding and application of micro and macroeconomic theories. Students are expected to demonstrate they have read widely and can make excellent connection economics in theory and economics in practice.
Woman on the edge of time - Marge Piercy
Invisible Woman - Caroline Creado-Perez
Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race anymore - Renni Eddo-Lodge
The Clapback - Elijah Lawal
Skint Estate - Cash Carraway
CHAVS the demonization of the working class - Owen Jones
Natives - Akala
Paper 1: Markets and Market Failure
Paper 2: National and International Economy
Paper 3: Economic Principles and Issues
HIGHER EDUCATION ROUTES
Economics / Business / Accounting / Finance / Law / Politics / History / International Relations / Broadcasting / Media / Resource Management / Social Sciences
Education / Economics, Business, Accounting and Finance, Law, Politics, History, International Relations, Broadcasting/Media, Resource Management and Social Sciences
EXAM BOARD: AQA
COURSE CODE: 7136
COURSE TYPE: A Level