Economics AS and A Level Course Overview

Economics at AS and A level covers the following five areas

  • Basic economic ideas and resource allocation
  • The price system and the micro economy
  • Government microeconomic intervention
  • The macro economy
  • Government macro intervention

At AS level candidates answer multiple choice, data response and essay questions. This format is repeated at A level where candidates will be tested on the additional syllabus content for A Level, but they also require a knowledge and understanding of the AS Level syllabus content.

Prior learning

Candidates beginning this course are not expected to have studied Economics previously. A qualification in Maths equivalent to IGCSE would be useful.

Progression

A Level Economics provides a suitable foundation for the study of Economics or related courses in higher education. It may permit or assist progression directly to university courses in Economics or some other subjects. It is also suitable as part of a course of general education.

Payment options

Students based in the UK have the option to pay annually, per term or monthly. International students based outside the UK can pay annually or per term:

Paying per term:

Starting from September, three payments of £450 for the Autumn, Spring and Summer terms.

Monthly payments (UK only):

Starting in September you can pay 10 monthly payments of £135 via Direct Debit.

Subject:

Economics

Qualifications:

AS and A Level

Exam board:

Cambridge International Examinations

Duration:

1 year for AS Level with an additional year for A Level

Delivery method:

Online, real-time classrooms, 24/7 access to curriculum

Start date:

September

Exam Details:

All exams will be supervised and sat at an examination hall local to you

Course fee:

£1,350 per year

Know more about your course fees

We have several fee packages and options, with differing levels of commitment to suit most circumstances. In most cases parents have the option to pay in instalments, spreading the cost of the investment.