Level 2 Economics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have earned NCEA Level 1 or have TIC (Teacher in Charge) approval.

At this level, students will study the issues that result from the market that operates in New Zealand today. They will explore some of the major aspects of our modern economy, such as employment, trade, economic growth, inflation, and inequality. 

Students will be able to define, measure, and understand the causes and identify the effects of these issues. From this, they will look at some of the possible policies that a government may implement to address these issues.


Social Science


Level 3 Economics

Economics is an academic subject and complements a number of other disciplines.
Business Studies, Economics, and Accounting are courses that can lead on to careers such as business
management, journalism, politics, banking, valuation, accountancy, law, etc.