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Economics A-Level *Fees payable* at Brentwood School

Course description

At Brentwood, the AQA exam board is followed for Economics. The AS course is assessed using objective test (multiple choice) and data response questions through the following modules:

Module 1: Markets and Market Failure (50%)
Module 2: The National Economy (50%)

Students have one teacher for each module and will sit the exams in the summer session, at the end of the first year of study. 

At A2, students develop the micro and macroeconomics already learnt at AS, considering economic concepts and theories in greater depth and recognising the values and limitations of economics models. Both A2 modules explore two contexts: the global context, which includes the impact of globalisation on UK economic performance and the European Union context, embracing the effect of EU membership and economic policy on the UK economy. The A2 course is assessed using data response and essay questions through the following two modules:

Module 3: Business Economics and the Distribution of Income (25%)
Module 4: The National and International Economy (25%)

The other 50% of the attainment grade will be brought forward from the AS modules. Both A2 exams will be taken in the summer session of the second year of study.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 November 2015

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