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A-Level Programme - Economics at College of West Anglia

Course description

Our A-Level in Economics helps you to develop your knowledge and understanding of how to analyse, interpret and evaluate subject information. You will study:

  • The economic problem
  • Competitive markets
  • Production and efficiency
  • Government intervention in the market
  • Macroeconomic performance
  • Economic performance
  • The labour market

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 6 or more GCSEs at grade 4 (C) and above (including English)
  • Grade 6 (B) or above in Maths


You will follow a programme which combines class teaching with small group work, discussion, video material, IT and research projects. Homework will be regularly set to aid learning and develop self-study skills. Students will complete four examinations, ranging in duration from 1.5-2 hours.Year 1Unit 1: Markets and Market FailureUnit 2: The National EconomyYear 2Unit 3: Business Economics and the Distribution of IncomeUnit 4: The National and International Economy

Financial information

Please see the college website for fee details

Further information

For further information, please visit the college website

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: 19 October 2018
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