Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.
Additional entry requirements:
Grade 6 in Maths.
What is it?
It is about choices and the impact of our choices on each other, relating to every aspect of our lives from individuals and families to structures created by governments and firms.
Why choose this subject at BSFC?
The College has the leading Economics department in the North West with unparalleled quality of teaching in the subject.
What will I study?
How markets work, what happens when they do not work, demand & supply, inflation & underemployment, the role of governments & unions, and macroeconomics.
How will I be assessed?
Exams at the end of Year 2.
How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?
This subject is extremely useful as everyone has to deal with both making economic decisions and dealing with their consequences in their personal and working lives.