Economics A Level

Please note, this course information is for September 2021 entry.
The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.

Economics is the study of how we can best allocate our scarce resources (eg land, labour, capital and entrepreneurship) to satisfy unlimited demands of society. Put another way, how can we better solve society’s needs with what we have?

The course provides you with a range of skills and tools to analyse given problems and produce viable solutions.

During the course, you will be studying unemployment, inflation, gross domestic product, economic growth, exchange rates and international trade in the macro unit. Also, we will explore: demand and supply, elasticities and externalities in the micro unit.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by examinations.

What do I need?

You will need to have achieved at least 5 GCSEs – 2 at Grade 6 and 3 at Grade 5 including English and Maths.

Where can it take me?

You can progress to an exciting range of higher level courses, including Business HNC/HND. Alternatively, a university degree such as Economics, Business, International Affairs, Accountancy or Politics, is an option.

Additional information

Economics A Level combines well with Business, English, Geography, History, Mathematics & Politics

This course is ideal if you are interested in a career in Banking, Insurance, Business Management, Journalism or Charity Work.

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