This course has been written to match the AQA Economics specification 7135/7136. The programme has been developed so students learn to apply economic theory to support analysis of current economic issues. Students are encouraged to understand the interrelationships between microeconomics and macroeconomics. The course helps students to develop real life skills which are needed to:
Students will also develop their quantitative skills and learn to evaluate arguments using both qualitative and quantitative data.
The Economics A level course prepares students for the AQA Economics AS and A level specification 7135/7136.
Unlike in previous years, the AS examination results can’t contribute to the candidate’s marks for the complete A level. The AS is a complete stand alone qualification in it’s own right.
Students will normally require 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 and above to start an Economics A level. It would be advantageous to the student if this included English and Maths GCSE or IGCSE It is not necessary to have studied Economics GCSE although again this would be advantageous.
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