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Reasonable English and maths skills are recommended.
Study Economics and learn about economic theory, develop your skills of logical thinking – and pick up some great interpersonal skills along the way!
Choice is at the heart of all decision-making. Individuals, businesses and governments are all faced with making choices in situations where resources are scarce. This is where a knowledge of Economics is vital.
Economics applies to most aspects of everyday life. By studying Economics you will examine topics of obvious importance to human well-being. Economics is applicable in a wide range of fields, including:
Understanding most current issues requires knowledge of Economics.
Economics is more than just a subject – it’s a way of thinking. It provides a logical way of looking at a variety of issues.
Practise the analytical techniques employed in Economics and learn to develop your:
Studying Economics provides insights into:
These are crucially important in many areas. Often these insights are not obvious, and can be counter-intuitive to those who don't apply economic reasoning.
In today’s working world, transferable skills and flexibility, together with strong personal characteristics, tend to be more important than specific training in a narrow, vocational area. Employers are particularly keen on workers with good analytical and problem-solving skills. Training in Economics emphasises these skills.
Workbook is required.