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A Level Economics

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 7136
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Individuals, firms, markets and market failure

Economic methodology and the economics problem

Individual economic decision making

Price determination in a competitive market

Production, costs and revenue

Perfect competition, imperfectly competitive markets and monopoly

The labour market

The distribution of income and wealth: poverty and inequality

The market mechanism, market failure and government intervention in markets

The national and international economy

The measurement of macroeconomic performance

How the macro economy works

Economic performance

Financial markets and monetary policy

Fiscal policy and supply-side policies

The international economy


You will be taught using a variety of methods including group work, individual work, written projects, independent research and independent learning.

How will it be delivered?

Paper 1: Markets and market failure. 2 hour written exam

Paper 2: National and international economy. 2 hour written exam

Paper 3: Economic principles and issues. 2 hour written exam

Entry requirements

GCSE Maths grade 5 and a grade 4 in English

Your next steps...

You could take a degree or apprenticeship in economics itself or a related area such as management, business, finance, accountancy and marketing. This A level can help you onto other courses too such as Law or Business with a modern foreign language. Your options are wide open with regard to a career. Options include retail, management, marketing, sales, personnel management, marketing, finance and accountancy etc.


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