NCEA Level 2 Economics

12ECO
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

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


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.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
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2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91223 v2 Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91226 v2 Economics 2.5 - Analyse statistical data relating to two contemporary economic issues
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91228 v2 Economics 2.7 - Analyse a contemporary economic issue of special interest using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

POLICY
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.