Economics AS Edexcel/A New Specification

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: Edexcel/A (8EC0) only

This course is board-specific for the NEW Edexcel/A AS level specification (8EC0).

This course is for AS students only.

This course is not suitable for students re-sitting units from the outgoing Economics AS Edexcel
(8EC01) specification.

This course is not suitable for the New Edexcel/B AS level specification (8EB0).

Exam technique practice will focus on both qualitative and quantitative evaluation of evidence.
As quantitative skills account for 15% of the available marks special emphasis will be placed on this area.

The following topics will be covered:

• The nature of economics
• How markets work
• Elasticities
• Market failure and externalities
• Government intervention
• Measures of economic performance
• Aggregate demand and aggregate supply
• Macroeconomic objectives and policy