List Of Economics Schools In South Africa

Everyone knows that choosing subjects in the final years at school is very important. For a start, you want the best chance of the right grades so that top universities will offer you places. Secondly, you want subjects that interest you.

Economics  is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics focuses on the behaviour and interactions of economic agents and how economies work.

University of Pretoria Department of Economics

University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg Department of Economics

Stellenbosch University Department of Economics

University of the Western Cape Department of Economics

Rhodes University Department of Economics

Department of Economics University of South Africa

What is economics as a school subject?

Economics focuses on the behavior and interactions of economic agents and how economies work.  Economic analysis is sometimes also applied to such diverse subjects as crime, education, the family, law, politics, religion, social institutions, war, science, and the environment.

What subjects cover economics?

List of Topics

  • Fundamental Economics | Macroeconomics | Microeconomics | International Economics | Personal Finance Economics.
  • Decision Making and Cost-Benefit Analysis. Division of Labor and Specialization.
  • Aggregate Demand.
  • Competition and Market Structures.
  • Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments.
  • Compound Interest.

What are the subjects of economics?

Common specialisations include:

  • Financial Economics.
  • International Economics.
  • Economics and Law.
  • Development Economics.
  • Applied Economics.

Why is it important to study economics?

Economics is the study of how societies use scarce resources to produce valuable commodities and distribute them among different people. … Indeed, economics is an important subject because of the fact of scarcity and the desire for efficiency.