NCEA Level 2 Economics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Tinworth

Recommended Prior Learning

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

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.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.


Social Science

Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 3 Economics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

Pathway Tags

Office Manager, Accounts Officer, Banking, Insurance, Business Consultant, Mortgage Broker, Retail Buyer, Accountant, Auditor, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Currency Dealer, Economist, Statistician, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Property Manager, Real Estate, Valuer, Business Owner, Business Manager, Advisor, Consultant, Policy Analysis, Business Journalist


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.