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A Level Economics 2015

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Descripción

The Pearson Edexcel A Level specification is structured into four 'themes', assessed across three examinations. This course has been designed to reflect this, and will take students through each theme in the following order:

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Economics
Markets and market failure
UK economy
Performance and policies
Business behaviour
Labour market

Temario

This distance learning A Level Economics course has been designed to the latest specifications. The first available exam dates for this version of the Pearson Edexcel Economics A Level are in June 2017.

As you progress through this engaging and interesting home study course you will have 24 hour access to your own specialist tutor via email. They will guide you through complex topics such as market behaviour, global and domestic economic policy, and the subtleties of macro and micro ecnomics, in a way that is accessible to students with no prior knowledge of the subject.

An A Level in Economics is a great platform for those wishing to move on to higher education, but could be equally useful for those wising to bolster their CV, or simply learn something new.

  • Course Length - 24 Months
  • Award Received - AQA A Level Economics
  • Course Code: UALV07
In accordance with the latest specifications, this course has been designed to encourage students to:

  • Develop an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the subject of economics
  • Appreciate the contribution of economics to the understanding of the wider economic and social environment
  • Develop an understanding of a range of concepts and an ability to use those concepts in a variety of different contexts
  • Use an enquiring, critical and thoughtful approach to the study of economics and develop an ability to think as an economist
  • Understand that economic behaviour can be studied from a range of perspectives
  • Develop analytical and quantitative skills, together with qualities and attitudes which will equip them for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life


The Pearson Edexcel A Level specification is structured into four 'themes', assessed across three examinations. This course has been designed to reflect this, and will take students through each theme in the following order:

Theme 1: Introduction to markets and market failure

This theme focuses on micro-economic concepts. Students will develop an understanding of:

  • Nature of economics
  • How markets work
  • Market failure
  • Government intervention

Theme 2: The UK economy – performance and policies

This theme focuses on macroeconomic concepts. Students will develop an understanding of:

  • Measures of economic performance
  • Aggregate demand
  • Aggregate supply
  • National income
  • Economic growth
  • Macroeconomic objectives and policy

Theme 3: Business behaviour and the labour market

This theme develops the microeconomic concepts introduced in Theme 1 and focuses on business economics. Students will develop an understanding of:

  • Business growth
  • Business objectives
  • Revenues, costs and profits
  • Market structures
  • Labour market
  • Government intervention

Theme 4: A global perspective

This theme develops the macroeconomic concepts introduced in Theme 2 and applies these concepts in a global context. Students will develop an understanding of:

  • International economics
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Emerging and developing economies
  • The financial sector
  • Role of the state in the macroeconomy

Pearson Edexcel A Level in Economics "A" (9EC0)

In order to attain this qualification you must sit three examinations, details of which can be seen below. Booking exams is the responsibility of the student. Any and all exam fees will be paid by the student directly to their chosen exam centre. On purchasing the course UKDLP will provide students with a list of recommended exam centres.

Paper 1: Markets and business behaviour *Paper code: 9EC0/01

Paper 1 will assess microeconomics and questions will be drawn from Themes 1 and 3.

Details:

  • Exam Length: 2 hours
  • Exam weighting: 35%
  • Questions: The paper comprises three sections, A, B and C. Students answer questions from each section. Section A comprises a range of multiple-choice and short-answer questions. Section B comprises one data response question broken down into a number of parts. Section C comprises a choice of extended open-response questions; students select one from a choice of two.
  • Marks: 100 marks in total

Paper 2: The national and global economy *Paper code: 9EC0/02


Paper 2 will assess macroeconomics and questions will be drawn from Themes 2 and 4.

Details:

  • Exam Length: 2 hours
  • Exam weighting: 35%
  • Questions: The paper comprises three sections, A, B and C. Students answer questions from each section. Section A comprises a range of multiple-choice and short-answer questions. Section B comprises one data response question broken down into a number of parts. Section C comprises a choice of extended open-response questions; students select one from a choice of two.
  • Marks: 100 marks in total

Paper 3: Microeconomics and macroeconomics *Paper code: 9EC0/03

Paper 3 will assess content across all four themes. Students are required to apply their knowledge and understanding, make connections and transfer higher-order skills across all four themes.

Details:

  • Exam Length: 2 hours
  • Exam weighting: 30%
  • Questions: The paper comprises two sections. Each section comprises one data response question broken down into a number of parts, including a choice of extended open-response questions; students select one from a choice of two.
  • Marks: 100 marks in total
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Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Exams are taken at a registered exam centre, and we can provide an extensive list of centres for you. Please read our FAQ's for further information.

Our A Levels come with tutor support for up to 24

You will have access to a tutor, via email, who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you prepare for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.