You will explore markets, demand and supply, growth, profits, cost, and how every aspect of economics influences our lives from the price of
a product to employment to the policies we live by every day.

Throughout the course you will gain a broad understanding of the economics sector. Modules take on four themes and include:

Introduction to markets and market failure: nature of economics, how markets work, market failure and government intervention

The UK economy - performance and policies: economic performance, demand, supply, national income, economic growth and macroeconomic objectives and policies

Business Behaviour and the Labour Market: business growth, objectives, revenues, costs and profits, market structures

Economics in a global market: international economics, poverty and inequality, emerging and developing economies, the financial sector, role of the state of the economy and government intervention

Course specific entry requirements

  • Highly skilled teaching staff with industry experience
  • Innovative teaching and techniques
  • Course content tailored to leading requirements of top academics
  • Visiting Alumni from industry
  • Outstanding progression to Higher Education, apprenticeships and employment
  • Mock Assessment Centre preparation
  • Careers talks in Accounting (Ernst and Young) and Investment Challenge (Economics)
  • Young Enterprise Programme developing entrepreneurial skills
  • Trips to universities

This course provides you with the opportunity to progress on to Higher Education, employment or further training. Our students have progressed to:

Accounting and Finance at Manchester Metropolitan University

Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of York

Accountancy at the University of Huddersfield

Economics and Finance at the University of Leeds

Accounting and Finance at the University of Salford

Business and Financial Management at the University of Salford

Football Business and Finance at the University Campus of Football Business

Economics and Finance at Leeds Beckett University

Business Administration Apprenticeship at Interactive Investor

Business Administration Apprenticeship at Global Business Accountancy

Course Key Details

Course Type : Edexcel
Exam Board : Edexcel
Pass Rate : 100%
Assessment : 100% exam

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