13ECO

Year 13 Economics (13ECO)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Reyneke

This course covers the interpretation and analysing of current issues in New Zealand's economy and how the Government addresses these issues.

This course leads to tertiary education courses to be a Financial Advisor, Financial Reporter, Loan Officer, Stock Trader, Economics Secondary School Teacher, Assessor, etc.

Course Overview

Term 1
AS 91402 Microeconomics (Internal)

Term 2
AS 91403 Market Failure (Internal)

Term 3
AS 91399 Market Efficiency (External)
AS 91403 Macroeconomics (Extension for scholarship students)

Term 4
Revision

Pre-requisites

Studied the subject at previous level achieving at least 14 credits from one Achievement Standards 91222 (ECON2.1) and English as a subject at Level 2..  Students starting the course at this level must have at least 14 credits in English at Level 2 and 14 credits of Maths at Level 2.  HOD's approval is required for entry at this level.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook approximately $60 including a Study Guide and e-learning revision. Bi-annual trip to Wellington approximately $250.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91399 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the efficiency of market equilibrium
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91401 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of micro-economic concepts
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91402 v3
NZQA Info
Economics 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of government interventions where the market fails to deliver efficient or equitable outcomes
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91403 v2
NZQA Info
Economics 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of macro-economic influences on the New Zealand economy
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 20
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.