This is a course for students who have enjoyed and been successful whilst studying GCSE Maths and/or business, and are looking to study financial systems and markets on a variety of different scales, from local to international
Your personal and academic skills will benefit tremendously from this course; the ability to hold mature and balanced discussions, essay-writing skills, financial and statistical analysis, problem-solving, independent study and research, as well as to become aware of global markets, governance and production.
A-Level Economics will excite your minds, challenge your perceptions and stimulate your investigative and analytical skills.
The Economics course would be particularly beneficial if studied alongside any of the following subjects: business, mathematics, IT, physics or geography.
You will need 5 GCSEs at grade 5-9, including Maths & English Language.
|You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
Mon-Fri, between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
With an A-Level in Economics you will develop a wide range of employability skills and a world-view of economic and political issues; helping you stand out in the labour market.
Economics is a highly desirable and valued subject, with strong links to many careers in a variety of different sectors, such as accountancy, financial services, international relations, banking and business consultancy.
You could also go on to study an Economics related degree at university, specialising in whatever area you’re particularly interested in – you could choose to continue to study economics as a whole, or opt to narrow your route towards a designated career such as accountancy, business or finance, the choice is yours!
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects including Computer Science, Economics, History and Maths.
99.1% overall A-Level pass rate
We have recently invested in a brand new state-of-the-art digital suite and health simulation ward.