A Level Economics Fast Track Course

UK Open College Ltd
Course summary
Length: 700 hours
Price: 399 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Distance

Course Description

 This full A Level course can be completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world.

The course covers:

Develop an interest and enthusiasm for economics and its contribution to the wider economic and social environment

Develop an understanding of a range of concepts and acquire an ability to use these concepts in a variety of different contexts

Develop an enquiring, critical and thoughtful 'economist's mind' Practise skills, qualities and attitudes which will equip them for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life

Develop an understanding of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life

Apply economic concepts and theories in a range of contexts and appreciate their value and limitations in explaining real world phenomena Analyse, explain and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the market economy and the role of government within it

Suitability - Who should attend?

Minimum of GCSE grade C or above.

To sit Edexcel examination students must register as a private candidate with an approved examination centre prior to enrolment - Do not enrol until you have confirmed exam availability/fees with your chose centre

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Edexcel A Level Economics

UCAS points awarded upon grades achieved.

Training Course Content


Theme 1 - Introduction to Markets and Market Failure

Nature of economics

How markets work

Market failure

Government intervention

Theme 2 - The UK Economy - performance and Policies

 Measures of economic performance

Aggregate demand

Aggregate supply

National income

Economic growth

Macroeconomic objectives and policy

Theme 3 - Business Behaviour and the Labour Market

Business growth

Business objectives

Revenues, costs and profits

Market structures

Labour market

Government intervention

Theme 4 - A Global Perspective

International economics

Poverty and inequality

Emerging and developing economies

The financial sector

Role of the state in the macroeconomy


The full cost of this A Level Economics Fast Track  - Training course is £399.00

Provider: UK Open College Ltd

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