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Economics AS-Level Worthing

AS-Level Economics Course Information for International Students

1-year AS-Level Economics for international students at Worthing CollegeMaster the Fundamentals of Economics: AS-Level Economics at Worthing College

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Course Overview:

The AS-Level Economics course at Worthing College comprehensively introduces fundamental economic principles and theories. Students will explore market dynamics, government intervention, macroeconomic performance, and global trade. The curriculum enhances analytical and critical thinking skills, preparing students for further studies or careers in related fields.

Entry Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C), including English and Mathematics (or international equivalent)
  • Proficiency in English (IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent).

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the basic principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics.
  • To analyse economic problems and evaluate economic policies.
  • To develop skills in data interpretation and economic reasoning.
  • To apply economic theories to real-world scenarios.

Course Content:

Microeconomics:

  • Demand and Supply
  • Market Structures
  • Government Intervention

Macroeconomics:

  • Economic Performance
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • International Trade

Assessment:

  • Paper 1: Microeconomics (1 hour 30 minutes)
    • Multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, and extended writing.
  • Paper 2: Macroeconomics (1 hour 30 minutes)
    • Multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, and extended writing.

Learning and Teaching Methods:

  • Lectures and Seminars: Interactive sessions led by experienced tutors.
  • Case Studies: Real-world economic issues and applications.
  • Group Projects: Collaborative work to enhance teamwork and communication skills.
  • Independent Study: Encouraging self-directed learning and research.

Support for International Students:

  • English Language Support:  Additional language classes to help with academic English.
  • Cultural Integration: Activities and events to help international students integrate into college life.
  • Academic Advising:  Personalised support to guide your academic progress and career planning.

Progression Opportunities:

Upon successful completion of the AS-Level Economics course, students can progress to:

  • A2-Level Economics (second year of full a-Level)
  • Higher education courses in economics, business, finance, and related fields.
  • Careers in economic analysis, financial services, public policy, and more.

How to Apply:

International students can apply online through this site or contact the International Admissions Office for more information:

We look forward to welcoming you to Worthing College and helping you achieve your academic goals in Economics!

File Name: economics-a-level.pdf
Created Date: 03-18-2023
Last Updated Date: 03-18-2023

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