Economics A level allows you to study the key areas of Economics and applies them to many real world economic and business scenarios. It aims to introduce you to the tools of economic analysis and to adopt a problem-solving approach to real world issues. By the end of the course you should be able to identify and understand key economic and business issues that affect everyday life, be prepared for independent research and study at university, decision-making at work, and for life as a consumer and citizen.
The course aims to encourage students to:
- develop an interest in and enthusiasm for the study of economics
- appreciate the contribution of economics to the understanding of the wider economic and social environment
- develop and understanding of a range of economic concepts and an ability to use these economic concepts in a variety of different contexts
- use an enquiring, critical and thoughtful approach to the study of economics and an ability to think as an economist.
We follow the Edexcel Economics B specification for this subject.