A Level

Exam Board: A Level Economics – Edexcel/Pearson

Course Summary

A Level Economics lets you explore society’s production of goods on a local, national and global level.

After studying Economics at Barton Peveril you will be able to assess and comment on the current economic climate using informed, factual arguments.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 5 in Mathematics and English
  • Minimum average GCSE score of 5



  • Markets and Market Failure
  • The UK Economy
  • Business Behaviour
  • Labour Market
  • A Global Perspective

Why choose this course?

  • Field trips
  • Topical issues covered across both years
  • Visits from prestigious academic and industry experts.

Where might it lead?

Economics has a strong focus on current affairs, which means it leads to work and study in fields such as Politics, International Relations, Sociology, Marketing, History and Business Management.


This course is 100% examination based.


Kira Barton

"Buildings and facilities at Barton are very modern, study spaces are everywhere with a range of adapted desk spaces depending on what you need."

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