Leaving Certificate Economics provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for understanding how the Irish and global economy functions. The learning experiences in economics develop students’ critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making and numeracy skills. Economics provides students with a learning foundation for a wide range of careers in business, economics, finance, enterprise and management.

The syllabus is for students in the senior cycle of post-primary education and is assessed at Higher and Ordinary levels.

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NCCA Leaving Certificate Economics Syllabus

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