Economics A Level Edexcel/A

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

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

This course is for A level students only.

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

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 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