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Economics B (Economics & Business) - A Level at Moulsham High School

Course description

You may not have studied any business or economics-related subjects before, but that does not matter! Both the AS Level course and A Level course are designed to give you an insight into the world of economics and business in a range of contemporary contexts.

Entry requirements

At least a B grade in Economics or Business Studies if studied at GCSE or a C grade in English Language if the subject has not been studied before. It is also important that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in business and economic affairs and a desire to explore new ideas and communicate them effectively.


Paper 1 - Markets and how they work:

Two hours examination based on Themes 1 and 4.

Worth 35% of A Level course.


Paper 2- Competing in the global economy:

Two hours examination based on Themes 2 and 3.

Worth 35% of A Level course.


Paper 3- Economic and business environment:

Two hours examination based on all four themes.

Worth 30% of A Level course

Future opportunities

This subject allows you access to a wide range of possible careers and higher education opportunities. It also combines well with a range of social science and humanities subjects to lead to higher education courses in areas such as law, business, accounting, geography, economics or politics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moulsham High School directly.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September