Fundamentals of Economics
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Equivalent to FETAC: Level 5 | Equivalent to QCF (UK): Level 3
Improve your understanding of the principles involved in economics
This free online course offers a comprehensive, no-nonsense guide to economics. Topics include the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services as well as economic growth and activity, employment, the market economy, inflation, wealth, and income distribution.
This course is suitable for people studying business and economics or anybody with an interest in economics and current affairs.
On completing this course you will know the principles involved in economics. You will understand the inter-related studies of economics such as microeconomics and macroeconomics. You will be aware of the the characteristics of wants, resources, the scarcity of these resources, our choices, costs and economic systems. You will gain a good knowledge of economic activity through investment, government, exports, income, consumers, budgetery action, exchange rates and many other activities. You will know all about economic growth, employment, competitive markets, inflation, wealth and income distribution.