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Economics A Level

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What will you be working towards?

Code 5640/011
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

On this course you will study key theoretical concepts, such as supply and demand, competition and monopoly, as well as government policy. You will discover the answer to questions such as: Why does the price of petrol keep rising? Why is education free in the UK? Do all nations benefit from free trade and globalisation? This course will build on your interest in the world around you - in politics, current affairs, and the environment. Economics can be applied to most aspects in life.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed through 3 exams at the end of the second year, each of which will contribute 33.3% to your A-Level

Entry requirements

You will need at least GCSE English Language and Maths grade B/6.

Your next steps...

This can then lead to a variety of university courses and careers. It can provide an insight into decision making in a variety of occupations, including law, town planning, business management and marketing, as well as conservation and environmental management.

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