Economics is a very intensive subject, as it requires a deep understanding of economic theories, statistics, and most importantly, ESSAYS. The HSC economic paper contains 2 essay questions, making the essays worth 40% of the total marks! There are a lot of components in the essay, which may seem very overwhelming. But fear not, we have taken the time to break down these essays to help you achieve that band 6 in economics!   

As there is a huge amount of content to cover, the best way to tick all the boxes of what to include is to follow the step-by-step guide. We have broken it down into 4 parts:

  1. Understanding the different type of economic essays that you may be given
  2. What to include in the introduction, and how to write about economic theories
  3. How to explain an economic diagram
  4. Statistics, trends, government policies and real world affairs


For more tips, head to “5 Tips to succeed in HSC economics”!