12 Economics 1

12EC1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Farquhar

Students will:

• Explore the issues of employment, trade, inflation, growth in the New Zealand economy
• Learn to define and measure these issues as well as analyse their causes and possible effects on NZ Society
• Study policies a government may use to address problems with the issues
• Gain an understanding of the interdependent nature of the economy by examining the impact government policies have on various groups and to appreciate that these may have unequal consequences


Pathway

13 Agribusiness 1, 13 Business Studies 1, 13 Economics 1

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12EC1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $40


Prerequisites

At least 12 credits in Level 1 Economics (11EC1)

OR HoD approval


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91227 v2 Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 4
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91223 v2 Economics 2.2 - Analyse international trade using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 9
2
E
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.