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Economics A Level at Longfield Academy

Course description

The course covers both macro and micro economics. Students will learn theoretical models and apply them to current economic trends. Students will be encouraged to develop a critical approach and understand disagreements that exist between economists. Students will acquire skills in quantitative methods, such as use of index numbers, statistical analysis and drawing graphs.  

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

5 in maths and English.


All 3 modules are examined by a written paper of 2 hours at the end of the course. 

Future opportunities

Careers in the financial sector, ICT, teaching & education, business sector and engineering.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years