This course requires 2 options.
NCEA L2 Economics
Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Thomas
In Level 2 Economics students will consider how New Zealanders are affected by the economic decision-making of individuals, communities, businesses and government agencies in New Zealand and overseas. The focus is on current Economics in New Zealand using models and concepts to consider the impacts of economic events.
Students will study the following topics:
Analyse Economic Growth
Understand Government policies and their impact on the NZ Economy
Analyse special interest topics eg. Housing, trade, tourism,
Students will also have the opportunity to travel to Wellington to visit places of Economic importance. This may include Parliament, Treasury, Reserve Bank, Trade me, Sharsies etc.
Circular Flow model and the basis for Macro Economics
Inflation - External
Start special interest topic - Internal
Finish special interest - Internal
Economic Growth - External
Government policies - Internal
Revision for external examination
Recommended Prior Learning
Students should have gained their NCEA level 1 with at least a Merit endorsement.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.