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Brisbane Water Secondary College - Woy Woy Campus

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COURSE        ECONOMICS                                              


ATAR Status:  Yes              

Category: A - 2 Units        

HSC Exam: Yes


Economics is the study of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The course examines core economic theory and how individuals, businesses, governments, and nations make choices on allocating resources to satisfy their wants and needs. Topics studied include consumers and business; markets and the role of supply and demand; and finance and labour. Current economic data and national and global influences are used to examine economic issues such as growth, unemployment, inflation, wealth and management and the role, nature and impact of government policy. There is a strong emphasis on Australia in the global economy. Economics is a course suited to students who have demonstrated an ability to understand and apply complex concepts that may have social and mathematical components.

Additional Information: This course combines well with Business Studies and Legal Studies.​