A Level (Level 3)


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Uncover the causes of the major economic crash in 2008 and evaluate the UK’s decision to leave the EU on this fascinating economics course. You will explore the micro and macro economy, both on a national and global scale, and learn about how scarce resources are allocated. You will also gain an understanding of the challenges governments face in dealing with globalisation, pollution and ageing populations.


  • How markets work
  • How markets fail
  • How the economy works
  • Government use of fiscal and monetary policy
  • International trade.

Career Options

Economist, accountant, actuarial analyst, data analyst, financial risk analyst, forensic accountant, investment analyst, statistician.

University Options

Economics, Business, Management, Human Resources, Accountancy, Law, Finance, Politics, Economics.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including a grade 4 in English Language and a grade 5 in Maths.


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