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What is Economics?
Economics is neither an art or a science subject. It is both.
, whether they are numerical or analytical, should consider economics for their a-level.
Why do Economics A-Level?
You will have an opportunity to really stretch yourself academically
subject is incredibly relevant
, topical and interesting
Opportunities for extracurricular involvement
the department are OUTSTANDING
Economics will look good on
UCAS application for
well with numerous subjects
, and particularly well with Mathematics, Psychology,
, History, English and Geography
Russell Group Advice
Why Choose Economics?
Study one of the most relevant and
interesting subjects there is
53% A*/A and 88% A*/B at A level in 2015!
Economics can help us to better understand and try to solve some of the biggest issues facing the human
race today …..
There are one
billion people on earth living
below the poverty line …why?
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!
£17m a year as Apple’s
head of retail
Justin Bieber …
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World Cup 2022 – Economics!
The benefits of economics
Skills developed on an economics course include:
->Data analysis and Interpretation;
These make economists highly desirable in the job market.
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!
Other career destinations
Economics is a valuable subject to study at A-level as well as for a first degree.
Marketing Director £89,933
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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