1Course Overview

A Level Economics

Course code: OSC1283

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Buy 2 standard A Levels, get 3rd for £299!
  • Official Edexcel Economics A Level
  • Full course materials
  • Full tutor support
  • Study at your own pace
  • Exam fees not included - to include exams see our A Level Economics inc Exams

Study A Level Economics from home – your route to academic success!

This new A Level course has been updated to meet the latest academic specifications, so you can feel confident you are studying the most up-to-date academic content.

On this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain up to 56 UCAS points to help you land your dream place at university
  • Study at your own pace with no strict deadlines to contend with

Studying A Levels with us lets you choose when you take your exams, so that you are always fully prepared. A convenient and stress-free way to study that fits around your existing commitments.

You will be responsible for booking your exams. We can help you to find your nearest exam centre and we have 7 recommended exam centres across the country.
You can contact us for help with this whenever you are ready.

Simply receive your course materials online or by post and start studying to gain that all-important A Level.

Find out how A Level student, Christian, has found studying his A Level with us

 

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2Course Content

Edexcel Qualification Code: 9ECO

Theme 1: Markets and Market Failure
  • The Economic Problem
  • The Allocation of Resources in Competitive Markets
  • Production and Efficiency
  • Market Failure
  • Government Intervention in the Market
Theme 2: The UK Economy – Performance and Policies
  • Measuring Macroeconomic Performance
  • Aggregate demand
  • Aggregate supply
  • National income
  • Economic growth
  • Macroeconomic objectives and policy
Theme 3: Business Behaviour and the labour market
  • The Firm: Objectives, Costs and Revenues
  • Competitive Markets
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Concentrated Markets
  • The Labour Market
  • Government Intervention in the Market
Theme 4: A Global Perspective
  • International economics
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Emerging and developing economies
  • The financial sector
  • Role of the state in the macroeconomy
3Other Information
Exams and Assessment

To achieve the full Economics A Level you must take the exams. You will be responsible for booking your exams. We can help you to find your nearest exam centre and we have 7 recommended exam centres across the country. You can contact us for help with this whenever you are ready.

The exams will be assessed across the four themes on 3 paper-based examinations. A more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below:

Paper 1: Markets and Business Behaviour – 9EC0/01

  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weighing: 35% of A Level
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Assessed: Any content from themes 1 and 3.
  • Assessment format: Multiple-choice and short-answer questions, data response questions and extended open-response questions

Paper 2: The National and Global Economy – 9EC0/02

  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weighing: 35% of A Level
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Assessed: Any content from themes 2 and 4
  • Assessment format: Multiple-choice and short-answer questions, data response questions and extended open-response questions

Paper 3: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics – 9EC0/03

  • Type: Written examination
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weighing: 30% of A Level
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Assessed: Content from all four themes
  • Assessment format: Data response questions including one extended open-response question

This course does not include your exam fees.
To include your exams see our A Level Economics inc Exams

Course Duration

You will have 2 years to complete the full A Level from the date you receive your materials. You will be able to study at your own pace and in your own time without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study Method

This course enables you to study for an A Level in economics by distance learning at home or at work. Your course materials will be sent by post or via email, you choose! Full tutor support will be available via email, so help is only a click away! Your course pack will include self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked study questions, so you can monitor your progress.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this home learning course you will receive an A Level in Economics issued by Edexcel. 

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

Is this the same qualification as an A Level from a school or college?

Yes! You study the same coursework, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is designed to be studied from home, and you receive full tutor support via email.

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You will need to have a reasonable grade GCSE or O Level in English and Mathematics.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE TOTUM student discount card (formerly NUS Extra card)
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook

* Not included with the online study option

Is there a required reading list?

There is no required reading for this A Level. However you will need to conduct your own research using the internet.

Do I have to sit an exam?

Yes, you will need to take the standard A Level examinations in order to fully complete this course.  You will be responsible for booking your exams. We can help you to find your nearest exam centre and we have 7 recommended exam centres across the country. You can contact us for help with this whenever you are ready.

The examinations run on specific dates, which can be obtained by visiting the Pearson website

Are there any additional costs?

We recommend that you obtain a good quality scientific calculator. You will also be required to pay for your exams and a fee to take your exams at the examination centre that you choose.

What if I live outside the UK?

You are still able to study this A Level course but must take the examinations within the UK as this is the only guaranteed way to access examination centres.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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