Economics is about the world around us. It involves the study of how individuals behave and interact with each other and the dynamic between the interactions of individuals, firms, and the government.
You will be challenged with real life questions such as:
- Is it right that Wayne Rooney earns more than the Prime Minister?
- Should there be a tax on fast food?
- Should patients be charged to see their Doctor?
- Why are ticket prices to see Coldplay or Rhianna in concert so high?
Economists enjoy healthy debate over these issues. It is this controversy which makes Economics A-level a dynamic and lively subject. It will allow you the opportunity to make your own judgements and form your own opinions on these issues and others.
Economists are highly sought after in the world of work – they are the second highest paid graduates.