Economics A Level Edexcel/A New Specification

Length of course: 5 full-day sessions
Boards: Edexcel (9EC0) only

This course is board-specific for the NEW Edexcel specification (9EC0).

This course is for A level students only.

This course is not suitable for AS level students studying Economics AS Edexcel New Specification (8EC0).

This course is not suitable for students re-sitting units from the outgoing Economics A2 Edexcel
(9EC01) specification.

This course is not suitable for the New Edexcel/B A level specification (9EB0).

Exam technique practice will focus on both qualitative and quantitative evaluation of evidence.
Correct application of the economics toolkit will be emphasised throughout. This process involves
identifying issues, defining key economic terms, developing application of a theoretical framework and effectively evaluating the overall argument.

The following topics will be covered:

• The nature of economics
• How markets work
• Market failure and externalities
• Government intervention
• Measures of economic performance
• Aggregate demand and aggregate supply
• Macroeconomic objectives and policy
• Elasticities
• National income
• Economic growth
• Business growth
• Business objectives
• Revenues, costs and profits
• Market structures
• Labour market
• Government intervention
• International economics
• Poverty and inequality
• Emerging and developing economies
• The financial sector
• Role of the state in the macroeconomy