Economics AS Edexcel/A

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

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

This course is for AS students only.


This course is not suitable for the 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 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