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A Level Economics B (Economics & Business)

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code SS9
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

The overall aim of this course is to help you build knowledge of Business and Economic concepts and apply them to different business situations and economic environments.  The course will help students demonstrate an awareness of current economic events and policies and make informed judgements about the role of economics and business in society

Details

Year 1

Theme 1:  Markets, Consumers and Firms

Theme 2:  The Wider Economic Environment

 

Year 2

Theme 3:  The Global Economy

Theme 4:  Making Markets Work

How will it be delivered?

Continuous assessment will be used to inform the students progression in Year 12 and 13.

The A Level will assess ALL content from both years of the course and will be examined by three 2 hour papers in June of the second year of study. 

 

Paper 1 will cover Themes 1 and 4

Paper 2 will cover Themes 2 and 3

Paper 3 will cover all themes and will be based on a pre-released case study.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in or above in GCSE English Language and Grade 5 or above in GCSE Maths. Students who have not studied Economics and Business at GCSE should have an average GCSE score of 5 to take up this subject.

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