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Welcome to Economics

Economics "is how societies, governments, businesses, households, and individuals allocate their scarce resources." Pupils will gain an understanding in several topic areas including: Government finance, Government aims - inflation, Government aims - unemployment, Government policy, National Income and Place of Scotland in the UK Economy.

Pupils learning is demonstrated through end of topic tests, a preliminary exam in January, an assignment which is worth 25% or 30% (depending on level) of their overall grade and an overall exam worth 70 - 75% of their grade in May.

Our department offers Economics at two different levels:

Pupils should refer to the following links for revision and homework: