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Economics at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf

Course description

Two units of work are studied in the AS course; plus two further units at A2.

Course content

Unit 1 Introduction to Economic Principles AS Unit 2 Economics in Action AS assessments EC1 - Written examination: 1 hour 15 minutes (15% of qualification 55 marks) The examination includes multiple choice and structured questions that cover the full AS content. EC2 - Written examination: 2 hours (25% of qualification 80 marks) The EC2 paper includes compulsory data response questions that cover the full AS content. A2 - Unit 3 Exploring Economic Behaviour A2 - Unit 4 Evaluating Economic Models and Policies A2 Assessments EC3 - Written examination: 2 hours (30% of qualification 80 marks) Structured questions based on A2 content. One compulsory data response question This paper covers all the A level content. EC4 - Written examination: 2 hours 30 minutes (30% of qualification 90 marks) One essay in each section: • Section 1 - Microeconomics • Section 2 - Macroeconomics • Section 3 - Trade and Development. This paper covers all the A level content..

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf directly.

Last updated date: 15 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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