16-18: A Levels

Economics (A Level)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

An average point score will be calculated from your GCSE grades. The required point score for this course is 4.25 from a minimum of 5 grade 4s or above. Additionally, grade 5 or above in English Language and grade 5 or above in Maths is required, with a grade 6 in another written subject desirable.


You will gain knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of economic theories and policies and the impact which these have on the economy and on economic agents.

You will also compare the likely effectiveness of economic policies in relation to the achievement of particular economic objectives, as well as develop the ability to make both microeconomic and macroeconomic decisions in specific contexts. You will also confront issues, tackle the challenges these issues raise and engage in debate and in debate and discussion with fellow students.

What will I study?

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Themes in economics

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What Can This Course Lead To

Progress to University to do a degree in International Banking/Economics/Banking. Previous students took up Internships with KPMG, Employment or Apprenticeship

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