Economics AS & A Level at Queen Elizabeth's School
Economics combines well with Politics, History, English and Mathematics as well as subjects within Business & ICT.
The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Economics A is structured into four themes and consists of three externally examined papers.
Students build knowledge and understanding of core economic models and concepts in Themes 1 and 2, and then build on this and apply their knowledge to more complex concepts and models in Themes 3 and 4 (A Level only).
Students will need to apply their knowledge and understanding to both familiar and unfamiliar contexts in the assessments and demonstrate an awareness of current economic events and policies.
GCSE Grade B in English Language and Mathematics.
- Introduction to Markets and Market Failure
- The UK economy – performance and policies
A Level Full Course
- Markets and business behaviour
- The national and global economy
- Microeconomics and macroeconomics
This qualification will equip you equally for the world of work or to move on to further/higher education. Careers in engineering or accounting. Higher education opportunities would include Oxbridge and the London School of Economics and a range of colleges and universities to study Economics, Law, Accounting or for a management degree.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth's School directly.