15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 3

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Standards: LIT

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
  • ‘A’ or ‘B’ (‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum Mathematics and English.
Economics 3
  • Further study and/or careers in economics, business, commerce, the public service or journalism.

  • How markets operate.
  • The foundational elements of the Australian economy and the factors that impact on growth, jobs and standard of living.
  • The role of government in the economy and global financial markets.
  • Australia’s role in the global economy.
  • Issues of environmental economics as well as income inequality in Australia.

  • Participate in group discussions, presentations and activities designed to develop understanding and appreciation of economic issues
  • Undertake investigations into poverty or environmental issues in economics
  • Interpret and analyse economic data and economic policy alternatives
  • Complete assignments and tests.

  • Has an active interest in economic issues that affect people both in Australia and the global economy.
  • Is interested in understanding why interest rates go up and down.
  • Want’s a better understating of Australia’s major trading partners and why we export and import.
  • Is curious about the origin and impact of major economic decisions and policies such as the federal budget.
  • Has well developed organisational skills.
This course is available at 5 locations
  • 2022 (current view)
  • 2023
  • 2024 (discontinued)