WJEC AS Level Economics Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
A Levels

Level

Level
3

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time
Location

Location
Torfaen Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
31 August 2021

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English/Welsh First Language and Maths (Not Numeracy)

In a nutshell

The subject focuses on how economic agents behave or interact and how the country's economy works. It studies how man derives the greatest economic benefit from the limited resources available.

This course is for you if...

... You want a better understanding of how the economy works
... You’ve a keen interest in finance
... You’re self-motivated and hardworking

What will I be doing?

Economics is a subject that analyses the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.

You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time. Upon completion of the course, you’ll gain:

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English/Welsh First Language and Maths (Not Maths Numeracy)

A willingness to follow the news and study outside of class is crucial. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation.

What comes next?

Successful completion of A Level Economics can lead to Higher Education, and the qualification is useful for any course requiring analytical skills and an understanding of society. Both AS and A Level Economics are valuable for careers such as Banking, Accountancy, Local Government, the Civil Service and the world of business in general.

Additional information

You’ll need to make financial contributions to the travel costs of educational visits.

PFAS0114A1
Torfaen Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 31 August 2021

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