Economics

Why study this A Level subject?

You will find economics in the news every day and, what is more, it often leads the news headlines! So if you want a subject which is real-world and ever changing, which will help you to explain what is really going on around you, then this may well be a subject for you!

Topics of study at A Level

AS: introductory micro and macroeconomics

A2: Transport Economics and The Global Economy’

Opportunities beyond the classroom

Run the lower school ‘Millionaires’ Club’; Bank of England’s ‘Target 2.0’ competition; trip to New York that takes place every 3-4 years; visits to Cambridge colleges for Oxbridge applicants; ‘open door’ policy to provide support at any time throughout the course and revision sessions in the run up to exams.

What this subject might lead to

As a Social Science, students taking A-level Economics often end up pursuing widely different careers! Some students will be taking this subject alongside humanities and arts subjects whilst others will be studying Maths and Science.

Suggested entrance requirement (if applicable)

We do not require – or expect – any prior knowledge of Economics, although we do expect that students will be interested in the world around them and prepared to work hard!