Economics

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Years 12 and 13
Course GCE A Level Economics
Exam Board/Syllabus AQA – 7136
Grades A*-E

Course Entry Requirements

In Addition To The School Sixth Form Entry Requirements

GCSE 5 in Mathematics and GCSE Grade 4 in English.
Assessment Route

Paper 1 (120 minute exam) 80 marks 33.3% of final grade

Data response and essay questions.

Paper 2 (120 minute exam) 80 marks 33.3% of final grade

Data response and essay questions.

Paper 3 (120 minute exam) 100 marks 33.3% of final grade

Multiple choice and case study questions.

The course covers the following topics:
  • Economic methodology and the economic problem.
  • Individual economic decision making.
  • Price determination in a competitive market.
  • Product, cost and revenue.
  • Perfect competition.
  • The labour market.
  • The distribution of income and wealth.
  • The market mechanism.
  • The measurement of macroeconomic performance.
  • Data – How the macroeconomy works.
  • Economic performance.
  • Financial markets and monetary policy.
  • Fiscal policy and supply side policies.
  • The international economy.
Learning strategies:
  • Investigations
  • Case studies
  • Decision making, role plays and data analysis
  • Group discussions
  • Learning diagrams and key terms
  • Regular multiple choice tests and practice questions
  • Applying economic theory
  • Investigating and discussing what is happening globally
  • Visits
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