ECO21F
This course requires 2 options.

ECONOMICS 21F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Warren

This course leads on from Economics 11F. 

It covers four major issues:
1. Inflation - What causes prices to rise, how rising prices affect people and businesses and how economists try to reduce inflation.
2. Economic Growth - How do economists attempt to grow the size of our economy, positive and negative effects of a growing economy.
3. Trade - Why does NZ trade with other countries, what countries do we trade with and what goods and services does NZ import and export.
4. Government - Looks at how the government helps to reduce inflation, create growth and encourage international trade.
5. Employment - Examines what causes changes in employment and how these changes affect people and businesses.

In each topic students will use the share market, newspapers, internet and television, case studies and other media to help them understand how the NZ economy works.

Future Possibilities
Leads on to Year 13 Economics. Career prospects are in the areas of business, management, marketing, law, media and many more.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30.00 for the student workbook.

Recommended Prior Learning

None although Year 11 Economics or Year 9/10 ACE is an advantage.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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
A.S. 91225 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 18
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0