A Level Economics requires students to have the ability to write essays, analyse information, manipulate numerical data, understand graphs and master basic algebra. Economics combines well with virtually any subject, but especially Mathematics, Government & Politics and History.
Entry requirements: At least a Grade 6 in Maths GCSE with a 5 in English Language.
Qualities and skills required: Together with a good grasp of maths, and an enjoyment of working with numbers, you should want to develop your knowledge around business and economics. You must be prepared to read around the subject. Reading quality newspapers, financial publications and regularly watching news and financial programmes are very beneficial.