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A-Level Economics

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences

What will you be working towards?

Code 1355Y1
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Over the duration of the course you will be able to expand your knowledge and understanding of how markets work and the variables that determine market success and failure, become familiar with the concept of inflation, balance of payment and the deficit of management, while understanding how government control variables through policy instruments. Lessons will debate the consumption of goods and services and the benefits they provide in society, while you gain a deeper insight into the origins and meaning of economics and how it has evolved over the years. You will cover a selection of modules including: * How markets work and the variables that determine market success and failure * Government fiscal management * Core concepts of inflation, balance of payment and deficit management * Economic growth * Unemployment * How governments seek to control variables through policy instruments

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed entirely through exams. Case studies with differentiated questions will be used to test your understanding.

Entry requirements

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.

Your next steps...

Once you have completed this qualification you may choose to go onto further study at university firstly at undergraduate level and then progressing to a Master�s degree. There are a number of career opportunities available to you after studying this qualification, for instance you may work as a Financial analyst, an Economist, a Stockbroker or Statistician.


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