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Economics

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

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Topics

  • 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.

Assessment

This course is 100% examination based.

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