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International A' Level Economics Edexcel Course

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UCAS points UCAS points: Yes

Hours to complete Hours required: 360

Support Support: 2 years

Course Format Course format: Online

Course Information

This International A' Level Economics Course with Edexcel will help you develop an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the subject and appreciate the contribution of economics to the understanding of the wider economic and social environment. You will develop an understanding of a range of concepts and an ability to use those concepts in a variety of different contexts.

This course will develop your analytical and quantitative skills, together with qualities and attitudes that will equip you for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life.

Calculatue UCAS points

Modules AS Level

  • Introductory concepts
  • Consumer behaviour and demand
  • Supply
  • Price determination
  • Market failure
  • Government intervention in markets
  • Measures of economic performance
  • Aggregate demand (AD)
  • Aggregate supply (AS)
  • National income
  • Economic growth
  • Macroeconomic objectives and policies

Modules A Level

Candidates for the Edexcel International A' Level in Economics study the ABOVE AS Level topics and the following:-

  • Types and sizes of businesses
  • Revenue, costs and profits
  • Market structures and contestability
  • Labour markets
  • Government intervention
  • Causes and effects of globalisation
  • Trade and the global economy
  • Balance of payments, exchange rates and international competitiveness
  • Poverty and inequality
  • The role of the state in the macroeconomy
  • Growth and development in developing, emerging and developed economies

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to 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.


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

A Level Exams
There are four exams for the full A Level qualificaiton. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 - 1 hour 45 min
Paper 2 - 1 hour 45 min
Paper 3 - 2 hours
Paper 4 - 2 hours

AS Level Exams
There are two exams for the AS Level qualification. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 - 1 hour 45 min
Paper 2 - 1 hour 45 min

For Edexcel International AS & A Level Economics, learners can:

take Papers 1 and 2 only (for the Edexcel International AS Level qualification) or

follow a staged assessment route by taking Papers 1 and 2 (for the Edexcel International AS Level qualification) in one series, then Papers 3 and 4 (for the Edexcel International A Level qualification) in a later series or

take Papers 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the same examination series, leading to the full Edexcel International A Level.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by making payment in full.


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Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Full A' Level

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IAS Level

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IA2 Level

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Please note that we are not able to offer instalment options to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A levels.

In the UK, Edexcel work with more than 5,000 secondary schools, 450 further education colleges, 70 higher education institutions and more than 700 employers and training providers. As the company responsible for marking the national Key Stage 2 and 3 tests, they are also now working with 20,000 junior schools. Internationally, Edexcel operate in 112 countries and every year more than four million people trust their respected learning programmes and qualifications.

Specification code

AS Level Economics: XEC11
A' Level Economics: YEC11


International Advanced Level qualifications enable successful progression on to further study and the workplace. Through Edexcel's world-class qualification development process they have consulted with higher education representatives to validate the appropriateness of these qualifications, including content, skills and assessment structure.

Before you start your tutor will contact you to welcome you and, if you’re new to Learn Now, help you understand what study will be like. They’ll also clarify how and when they can be contacted, and how quickly they will respond to you.

Once you’ve started your tutor will mark and provide feedback on your assignments and support your progress throughout the course.

There is no coursework or practical involved with this course. Your final grade will be based on exams only. This qualification is 100% exam based.

With our A Level courses you receive support and access for up to two years. You can however complete the course much sooner if you wish to. You will need to check the exam dates for your A Level subject and the number of guided learning hours to ensure that you can achieve your goals.

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