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a-level Economics online course

A' Level Economics Course

Enrolment Fee 355.00

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Instalment plan: 115 deposit, then 4 monthly payments of 60


A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future

Course Description

This A' Level Economics Course will help you explore the relationship between an individual's decisions and local economics. Also, it will show how economic policy makers can affect change on the national or global stage and develop an appreciation of fundamental principles of economics. You will also sharpen your analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

The course is also ideal for anyone wishing to study at a higher level at University and gain UCAS points, Plus it opens the door to a fantastic range of interesting careers.

This course is designed to build naturally on GCSE understanding with minimal duplication of content.

What makes us unique when delivering your A Level specification?

At Learn Now, we treat our students as individuals not numbers. Not everyone works at the same pace or needs the same level of assistance and your Tutor will ensure that you receive as much help as is required. We wont just provide you with your course materials and leave you to get on with it; your course will be tailored to your needs. We have a resource bank full of useful aids and ideas to help you make the most of your studies and give you the best possible chance of success.

Please note A Levels are changing over the next few years, click here for more information.

This A' Level Economics course forms part of the new linear qualifications. This means that students will sit exams for their particular qualification at the end of the completed course in the June series.

AS levels will become decoupled from A' Levels; this means that they will both become entirely separate qualifications. You will no longer be able to carry forward your AS qualification to the A' Level qualification and you will sit either AS or A' Level exams.

What can you do with A' Level Economics

Students in the past have progressed onto the following degree courses:-

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Politics
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Maths
  • Finance

Economics is a great starting point for those looking for a career in finance, business or politics. However, it is also useful for a range of careers including marketing, law, journalism or teaching.

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Modules

AS Level

Paper 1 will cover 'the operation of markets & market failure' and paper 2 will cover 'the national economy in a global context':-

Economic methodology and the economic problem
Price determination in a competitive market
Production, costs and revenue
Competitive and concentrated markets
The market mechanism, market failure and government intervention in markets

The measurement of macroeconomic performance
How the macroeconomy works: the circular flow of income, aggregate demand/aggregate supply analysis, and related concepts
Economic performance
Macroeconomic policy


AS level consists of two 1 hour 30 minute examinations each totalling 50% of the overall AS Level grade.

Full A' Level

Paper 1 will cover 'markets & market failure' paper 2 will cover 'national & international economy' and paper 3 will cover all content below:-

Economic methodology and the economic problem
Individual economic decision making
Price determination in a competitive market
Production, costs and revenue
Perfect competition, imperfectly competitive markets and monopoly
The labour market
The distribution of income and wealth: poverty and inequality
The market mechanism, market failure and government intervention in markets
The measurement of macroeconomic performance
How the macroeconomy works: the circular flow of income, aggregate demand/aggregate supply analysis and related concepts
Economic performance
Financial markets and monetary policy
Fiscal policy and supply-side policies
The international economy

Previous Knowledge Required

It is recommended that students should be educated to GCSE Grade C or equivalent and have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 24 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations/practicals at an AQA approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan. The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.


Course

Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

Pay in Full

£295.00

Nil

£295.00

Full A' Level

Instalment Option

£115.00

£60.00 x 4 months

£355.00

AS Level

Pay in Full

£249.00

Nil

£249.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

AQA - The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) is the largest of the Unitary Awarding Bodies in the UK. AQA offers a range of qualifications and services, including GCSE, GCE, GNVQ, VCE and Entry Level. AQA's primary purpose is to ensure that students’ attainments are supported by best assessment practice and that their grades are a reliable statement of their achievement.

Specification code

A' Level Economics AQA: 7136
AS Level Economics AQA: 7135




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