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Economics 3&4

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Welcome from Peter Lewis

Overview

Economics is the study of how resources are allocated to maximise living standards and ensure prosperity. It attempts to explain how and why individuals behave the way they do and the consequences of their decision-making. Studying Economics as a social science enables students to gain valuable insight into the economic problems that they may face on an individual basis and collectively as a society to meet the needs and wants of citizens. It may assist them in making more informed and responsible decisions, understand the world around them, and leave with life skills that they can carry beyond school. All studies provide a foundation for further study and entry into the workplace. You should choose your studies according to what you enjoy, what you are interested in and your career aspirations. All studies are continually revised and updated to maintain a high degree of relevance and usefulness.

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  • Commencing 30 January 2023
  • Duration 2 Semesters
  • Hours per week Live lessons are 2 periods per week and self-paced is 4-6 hours
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  • Department Commerce

Unit focus areas

Economics Unit 3 - Australia’s living standards

Economics Unit 4 - Managing the economy

Pre-requisites

Students undertaking Units 3 and 4 Economics need to have completed Units 1 and 2 Economics.

Assessments

For Units 3 and 4, students complete School-Assessed Coursework (50%) subject to external moderation and a written examination (50%).

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Enrolments and assessments

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