12ECO

Year 12 Economics (12ECO)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Reyneke

This course covers the interpretation, research and analysing of topical issues with clarity of current economic issues in New Zealand.  The issues include inflation, economic growth, international trade and the role of the Government  in New Zealand's economy.

A variety of economist jobs working for banks, medical associations, petroleum companies, consumer credit companies and universities.  Specific jobs are Economic Affairs Officer, Financial Advisor, Business Analyst and Actuary.


Course Overview

Term 1
AS 91227 Government Policy (Internal)
AS 91225 Unemployment (Internal)

Term 2
AS 91225 Unemployment (continue from term 1)
AS 91228 Inequality (Internals)

Term 3
AS 91222 Inflation (External)

Term 4
Revision.

Pre-requisites

Studied the subject at previous level achieving at least 14 credits from one external Achievement Standard and English as a subject in Level 2. Students starting the course at this level must have at least 14 credits in Level 1 English and 14 credits in Level 1 Maths.  HOD approval is required for entry at this level.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook approximately $50 including a Study Guide and e-learning revision. Bi-annual trip to Wellingon - approximately $250.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91222 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91224 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91225 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91227 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.6 - Analyse how government policies and contemporary economic issues interact
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91228 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 2.7 - Analyse a contemporary economic issue of special interest using economic concepts and models
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
Total Numeracy Credits: 0