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Economics - A Level at Sheffield Park Academy

Course description

The main aims of the course ar to encourage students to:

Develop an understanding of economic concepts and theories through a critical consideration of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life.

Apply economic concepts and theories in a range of contexts and to appreciate their value and limitations in explaining real work phonemena.

Analyse, explain and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the market economy and the role of government within it.

Course content

There ae four units of study - three for ASLevel and three for A Level.

AS Level Units

  • Competitive markets
  • Managing the Economy

A2 Level Units

  • Business economics and economic efficiency
  • The global economy

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs at Grade A* - C including GCSE English at a minimum of Grade 4

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: 28 March 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 104 weeks