A Level Economics
Why are oil prices so high? Why does the government provide free education for people up to 18? Why do economies experience recessions?
The study of economics provides us with answers to these questions and many more. Economics is at the heart of what drives many decisions in our modern world. If you want to learn about the functioning of the UK economy and the global economic system, you will enjoy this subject.
Economics A-level is a good complement to A-levels in humanities subjects or Mathematics. It must not be studied in conjunction with A-level Business Studies.
Exam Board: Edexcel
Specific Course Entry Requirements: In addition to the Minimum Entry Requirements you will need a grade B in GCSE English Language and grade B in GCSE Maths.
It should be noted that it is not necessary to take A-level Economics in order to study economics at university. Although AS/A-level Mathematics is not required to study Economics at A-level, it is a requirement for the majority of university courses in economics.