Level 2 Economics

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Browning

Recommended Prior Learning

Literacy and Numeracy NCEA Level 1 are required - or approval must be given by Ms Browning. Please consult with her. Students who have taken Level 1 Economics will be at a significant advantage.

Ever imagined yourself in business? Going global? Investing, trading in currencies, making millions? Then 2 Economics is the course for you! We look at the what, why, and how of major economic issues facing New Zealand: inflation, unemployment, trade, growth, government policies, and how they affect us all. By the end of this course you’ll even understand what our political parties are talking about, and maybe even see it in action if covid allows our Commerce trip to Wellington. Better yet, you’ll be able to make informed decisions about your own political views - perfect timing, since 2023 is an election year!

Learning Areas:

Tikanga ā-iwi - Social Sciences


Level 3 Economics

Career Pathways

Market Research Analyst, Mortgage Broker, Policy Analyst, Tertiary Lecturer, Management Consultant, Urban/Regional Planner, Data Analyst, Elected Government Representative, Quantity Surveyor, Accountant, Auditor, Demonstrator, Finance Manager, Foreign Policy Officer, Economist, Statistician, Importer/Exporter, Financial Adviser, Bank Worker

Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

Optional field trip to Wellington - approx $400-$500.