Level 2 Macroeconomics: The Big Issues (SOS205)

SOS205
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Davies

This Social Science course has an economics focus looking at some of the big issues facing the New Zealand economy – unemployment, growth, inflation and inequality. We look at causes, models, effects and government intervention as well as economic forecasting. 

Students have the opportunity to attempt up to 16 credits from this course using economics achievement standards.    Students will attempt either 91222 or 91228 - this will be determined at the start of the year and depend on student choice.


CFA Level I Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (Part I ...


Pathway

Level 3 Accounting & Business Enterprise (SOS304), Level 3 The New Zealand Economic Environment (SOS305)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2B8 exercise book
Workbook approx. $25


Recommended Prior Learning

Level One Accounting for It OR Level One The New Zealand Economic is recommended.  

You are welcome to pick up this course at Level Two, but please discuss this with with Ms Davies AND one of the Co-HODs Social Sciences (Mrs Peszynski or Ms Baird)


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91222 v2 Economics 2.1 - Analyse inflation using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91224 v2 Economics 2.3 - Analyse economic growth using economic concepts and models
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91225 v2 Economics 2.4 - Analyse unemployment using economic concepts and models
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91226 v2 Economics 2.5 - Analyse statistical data relating to two contemporary economic issues
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91228 v2 Economics 2.7 - Analyse a contemporary economic issue of special interest using economic concepts and models
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

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