2ECO

Level 2 Economics

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

The course studies a range of economic issues from employment, growth, inflation and trade.

Students develop an awareness of the 'cause and effect', relationships and policies involved in these issues and their impact on various groups in the economy. It will enable them to understand the issues that impact on the New Zealand economy and the influence they have on the individual and their families.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Communicating economic ideas and opinions through critical thinking.
  • How unemployment affects us all as a society.

  • Using economic models.
  • Why the Government can’t just print more money.
  • Interpreting information and drawing conclusions.
  • How the Government tries to influence the economy.
  • Research primary and secondary sources.
  • Is economic growth really that important?


Resources Required

1 Folder
1 A4 Lined Refill Pad
Workbooks - (Optional) Students have the opportunity to purchase NCEA workbooks from Officemax and an online elearn economics subscription at a total cost of $30.00.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 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: 4w
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: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91225 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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