IN THE FIRST YEAR STUDENTS STUDY THE FOLLOWING TOPICS OVER TWO UNITS:
The Operations of Markets and Market Failure
IN THE SECOND YEAR, STUDENTS STUDY ALL THE AS TOPICS PLUS:
Individuals, Firms, Markets and Market Failure
No coursework, exam only.
3 written exams; 2 hours each, with multiple choice questions, data response questions requiring written answers and case study questions requiring written answers.
By studying A Level Economics, students will be able to appreciate the contribution of economics to the understanding of the wider economic and social environment, alongside understand that economic behaviour can be studied from a range of perspectives. In addition, students will develop an understanding of a range of concepts and an ability to use those concepts in a variety of different contexts, alongside develop analytical and quantitative skills, together with qualities and attitudes which will equip students for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life.
See Mr Moumen for more information about Economics.