A Level Economics · AQA (reformed)

Dates Available
Week 1: Monday 3 - Friday 7 April
Week 2: Monday 10 - Friday 14 April
Week 3: Monday 17 - Friday 21 April

Boards
AQA 7135, 7136

Length of Course
40 hours

Times
9am to 6pm daily


Although much of the theory covered is similar to the AQA legacy (2140) specification the examination structure of this new linear A level is different. A large focus of the course is teaching students how to present their theoretical knowledge and understanding into the contextualised structure examiners are looking for. Participants in the course will benefit
from the experience of tutors who work as examiners for the examination board.

The course examines key topic areas and extensive use is made of exam-based questions to illustrate relevant principles and examination techniques. The course will cover most aspects of the specification, although particular emphasis will be placed on topic areas and examination techniques that student generally find most difficult.

The course covers the following areas:

The Operation of Markets and Market Failure

Economic methodology, price determination, production costs and revenue, competitive
and concentrated markets, the market mechanism, market failure and government
intervention.

The National Economy in a Global Context

Measurement of macroeconomic performance, the circular flow of income, AD/AS analysis, economic performance and macroeconomic policy.

Individuals, Firms, Markets and Market Failure

Market structures, the labour market, poverty and inequality, market mechanism, market
failure and government intervention.

The National and International Economy

Financial markets, monetary policy, fiscal policy and supply side policies, the international
economy.