The economics course encourages students to develop international perspectives, fosters a concern for global issues and raises students’ awareness of their own responsibilities at a local, national and international level. Teachers explicitly teach thinking and research skills such as comprehension, text analysis, transfer, and use of primary sources.
The IB Diploma Economics course will enable students to:
develop an understanding of microeconomic and macroeconomic theories and concepts and their real-world application
develop an appreciation of the impact on individuals and societies of economic interactions between nations
develop an awareness of development issues facing nations as they undergo the process of change
Minimum of 5 9-5 grades in GCSE examinations including English and Maths