12ECON

Level 2 Economics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Vythilingam


This is a very topical course, students develop an understanding of the economy using current events. The topics covered in this macro-economic course include, economic growth, inflation, trade and impacts of government policies . Students will learn to use a range of economic models  to gain an understanding of these issues, and the impacts of Government policies on various groups within society. Students will also develop an understanding of the state of the economy to make informed decisions on borrowing and investing, using of macro models and economic statistics. 

 

Recommended Prior Learning

Reasonable success in Level 1 Economics or comparable subject required, or with HOD approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A workbook is available for purchase (approximately $30.00) is recommended

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91222 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91223 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91224 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91227 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91403 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of macro-economic influences on the New Zealand economy
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 24
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 12
Total Numeracy Credits: 0