Looking at the contemporary media situation we are constantly bombarded with messages about economics, so perhaps it is worth understanding a bit more about the A-level economics subject. A-level economics is a fairly new subject available to study but is becoming a very popular option. There are a lot of doors opened from studying A-Level economics, with great university choices as well as career options.
During this A-level Economics course, you will study how to explain and analyse economic issues and arguments, evaluate economic information, and organise, present and communicate ideas and judgements clearly. At the end of this stimulating Economics course, you will have a solid basis on which to build a career in banking, finance, or government.
The Economics A-level course will give you an in-depth understanding of how Economics impacts on societies across the globe as well as an appreciation of how a market economy influences national and international policy. A detailed analysis of the European Union will also help prepare our A-level Economics students for a variety of career opportunities. If you want to develop an enquiring, critical and thoughtful ‘economist’s mind’ this is the course for you.
A-levels are the gold standard for education in the UK, recognised by universities and employers alike as a mark of significant achievement. Having an A-level demonstrates a thorough understanding of a subject, will boost your career prospects and will open up new opportunities for you. This A-Level Economics course has been written to the latest specifications and has been designed to give you the best possible chance of success.
You’ll have everything you need to succeed, starting with a clear induction and well-structured assignments to help you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to prepare for the exam.
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You should allow for between 250 and 300 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
An A-level course takes about 250-300 hours plus extra time for assignment work you submit to your tutor. You will benefit from our personal tutor support for a period of up to 24 months from the date of enrolment. If you need longer, this, of course can be arranged.
Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, e-books, and online quizzes.
You will be required to complete the three standard written exams:
We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our exam centres around the Country, to take away the hassle of needing to find your own. Check where your closest exam centre is.
During your course, you’ll be required to complete the following:
These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to gauge your progress as you work through the course.
Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an A-Level in Economics, issued by Edexcel. This syllabus has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning. Your certificate is identical to that issued to students at any other school, college or university.
You will need to pay separately for your final examinations. Costs vary between test centres and please be aware that we can organise a local exam centre for you or you can choose your own.
Additional texts may need to be purchased to supplement your learning on the course.
We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.
Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Assignments are marked by your personal tutor within 5 days. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).
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