The Economist's Dictionary of Economics defines economics as "The study of the production, distribution and consumption of wealth in human society."
Why choose A-Level Economics
New A-Level: First teaching Sept 2015
Download: AQA Full Spec
Exams - Until June 2015
The Economics Students take part in a number of competitions:
Range from simply Economics (Economics, Land Economy, Industrial Economics, Economics and Politics, Economics and a Language, Banking and Finance) to Economics combined with another subject such as a language, finance or politics plus many more. Please note that if you are considering a degree in Economics please check the university entry requirements as many require A-level mathematics.
A recent survey showed that economics graduates had the second highest average salary a decade after graduation (being topped only by clinical dentists). They are equipped with excellent quantitative skills requested and appreciated by employers.
Popular career choices: Careers in specialist economic services, management, accounting, consultancy, the Civil Service, the Bank of England, journalism and the media, social work, marketing, personnel, actuarial science, teaching, and the law.