12ECO

NCEA Level 2 Economics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Tinworth

This course covers major economic issues that affect all of us, inflation, international trade, and economic growth. You will be able to understand and measure these issues as well as understand their cause and possible effects. You will also become aware of Government policies designed to address these issues.
It is a very informative and topical course, which provides you the opportunity to better understand the nature of the New Zealand economy. Economics complements learning in other subjects and this course provides a good background of understanding for study at a higher level.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase an economics workbook at approximately $25.
Ring Binder, A4 Refill (14B8), 1J5

Recommended Prior Learning

14 or more credits in NCEA Level 1 economics, or in consultation with the teacher in charge of economics.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

A.S. 91223 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

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

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

A.S. 91225 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7

A.S. 91226 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.5 - Analyse statistical data relating to two contemporary economic issues

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

A.S. 91227 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 2

A.S. 91228 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.7 - Analyse a contemporary economic issue of special interest using economic concepts and models

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 4

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 30
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 22
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

Disclaimer

POLICY
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Credits listed may change.