NCEA Level 3 Economics
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Hamilton
The focus at Level 3 is complex Micro-Economics. The key areas of study include efficiency and equity and government intervention. This is followed by a case study of a NZ industry (eg forestry, apiculture) that covers 1-3 standards from both Economics and Business Studies.
All students will complete the two Economics internal assessments (worth 10 credits) and at least one Economics external assessment to gain 14 credits towards university entrance. Other standards listed below depend on the students prior learning, programme of study and future intentions.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 7 external credits from Level 1 Economics. Level 2 Economics study is an advantage. All students should have passed a L2 Social Sciences or English subject.
Students should have passed an Achievement Stand Social Sciences and/or English Course at Level 2
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28
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.