NCEA Level 2 Economics
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Hamilton
The focus at Level 2 is Macro-economic Concepts. Students use economic models and concepts to analyse causes and effects of the major issues of: growth, unemployment, inflation and trade.
Typically students will complete two internal assessments (unemployment and government policies) worth 10 credits then choose two of the three external topics (inflation, trade and growth) worth 8 credits.
Other standards listed below depend on the students prior learning, current programme of study and future intentions.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$300 (approx.) for Wellington field trip
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is independent from Level 1 Economics. Students may begin study at Level 2 provided they have gained Level 1 NCEA, including achievement standard literacy and numeracy requirements.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 32 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 6
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.