The study of this subject would be beneficial to those students wishing to specialise in Accountancy or to pursue a career in any area relating to commerce and/or the business world. The subject gives the student a practical knowledge of both the general principles of business finance as well as personal accounting.
Economics is about weighing up costs versus benefits in order to make better decisions. The study of Economics complements an interest in business, politics, international affairs, inequality or environmental issues. It is a wide ranging subject and as a result is relevant to a wide range of fields. The skills of Economics are transferable to other fields so studying Economics will enhance your general study and employment prospects.
Students will gain a great deal of practical experience and theoretical knowledge of all aspects of business including business planning, management, production, marketing and finance. A desire to participate fully (including activities outside of school hours) and work with other students is necessary if students are to achieve success.