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What is Economics?

  • Economics is neither an art or a science subject. It is both. Any student, whether they are numerical or analytical, should consider economics for their a-level.

Why do Economics A-Level?

Russell Group Advice

Why Choose Economics?

  • Study one of the most relevant and interesting subjects there is
  • Fantastic teachers, outstanding results:
    • 53% A*/A and 88% A*/B at A level in 2015!

Our Results

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  • A*/A
  • A*/B
  • Department
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  • 53%
  • 88%
  • School
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  • 50%
  • 79%
  • National
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  • 37%
  • 66%
  • Economics can help us to better understand and try to solve some of the biggest issues facing the human
  • race today …..
  • Global warming has already had a disastrous effect
  • on some parts of the planet …why?
  • Why can’t countries talk to each other rather than fight?
  • How can we explain the rise of UKIIP?
  • Why did Trump get elected and why did we vote to leave the EU?

Why are some people paid so much?

  • These people have made a lot of money as there are not many people around with their skill level
  • They are among the best at what they do
  • They can therefore command a high price!
  • Angela Ahrents
  • Justin Bieber …
  • $58m ?!
  • …Economics!
  • Rory McIlroy
  • £50m!!!
  • … Economics!
  • Simon Cowell
  • $95m??!!!
  • … Economics!

Rugby World Cup – Economics!

Royal Family – Economics!

Brexit– Economics!

World Cup 2022 – Economics!

  • The benefits of economics
  • Skills developed on an economics course include:
  • ->Data analysis and Interpretation;
  • ->Essay writing;
  • ->Problem Solving;
  • ->Presentation;
  • ->Debating.
  • These make economists highly desirable in the job market.
  • Career prospects for economists
  • Many students with a degree in economics will apply to work in the financial services industry.
  • These firms pay very high salaries to graduates.
  • Economics isn’t necessarily a prerequisite…but it helps!
  • Salaries
  • Economics is a valuable subject to study at A-level as well as for a first degree.
  • Broker £128,231
  • CEO £122,967
  • Marketing Director £89,933
  • Pilot £87,474
  • Investment Banker £82,565
  • Finance Manager £80,755
  • Medical Practitioner £80,620
  • Legal Professional £80,578
  • Air Traffic Controller £77,220
  • IT Directors £70,971
  • Highest Paid UK Professions 2015
  • Average Per Annum


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