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A Level Economics [UKOL] £320.00

A Level Economics Distance Learning Course

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AS and A2 Level – AQA Economics  and 1141 and 2141This course covers the AQA AS award for Economics specification 1141, and A2 award for Economics specification 2141.Units AS ECON1 and AS ECON2 are examined through written test paper.

Units A2 ECON3 and ECON 4 are examined through written test paper.

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Course Overview
This course is designed to allow you to study at your own pace and is designed to develop an interest and understanding of economics in the real world. No prior knowledge of the subject is required, however basic knowledge is desirable. It is recommended that students have attained GCSE or equivalent communication and literacy skills in English and numeracy skills in mathematics. This course is suitable to be studied by all students irrespective of age, creed, religion or gender.

Study Time
To complete a full A level it will take in the region of 200 study hours.

To take an A Level you should have a GCSE grade C or above, or the equivalent and preferably in your chosen subject.

You will have access to tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

Examination Centres
The examination board can provide you with a list of examination centres but it is entirely your responsibility to find a centre which will accept you as an external candidate.

Course Content
The course is comprised of 4 units.

The first 2 units, when examined and passed, provide the student with the Advanced Subsidiary GCE.

The Advanced GCE (A2) is comprised of the AS units and 2 further units.

AS Level units are: -

AS ECON 1: Markets and Market Failure

AS ECON2 : The National Economy

A2 Level units are: -

A2 ECON 3 : Business Economics and the Distribution of Income

A2 ECON 4: The National and International Economy.

Scheme of Assessment: -
At AS level
Unit ECON 2: 50% total AS marks

1.15Hrs written paper.

Unit ECON 2: 50% total AS marks

1.15Hrs written paper.

At A2 level
Unit ECON 3: 25% marks of A level

2Hr written paper divided into 2 sections

Unit ECON 4: 25% marks

2Hr written paper divided into 2 sections

          Section A: One mandatory data response question

          Section B: One question from choice of three. Each question has two parts.

Suggested reading
AQA AS Economics Student Book, 2nd edition

by Chris Vidler and Charles Smith

ISBN-10: 0435692224

ISBN-13: 978-0435692223

by Jim Lawrence, Steve Stoddard

ISBN-10: 0748799656

ISBN-13: 978-0748799657

Revision Guide to AS & A2 Level Economics – James Keefe

Publisher – Informe

ISBN – 0 907529 70 4

Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Do your courses meet the latest syllabus changes?
A. yes, all our course materials meet any changes and will be updated free of charge if further changes are made.

Q. Why do I have to find a centre myself?
A. We have students all over the UK and Europe and it is impossible for us to arrange dates and times for individual students.

Q. What if I cannot find an examination centre in my home town?
A. If you wish to gain the qualification then be prepared to travel it is worth it!

Q. How much are exam fees?
A. These vary from centre to centre so please check with your local centre.

Q. Are the courses paper based or on-line?
A. All our courses are paper based and come in attractive sturdy folders.

Q. How do I contact my tutor?
A. Tutors are all working Teachers or Lecturers so contact is by email only.

Q. Why can I not take my exams when I have completed the course and why do I have to wait?
A. Exams are taken at the same times as schools and colleges and are not flexible.

Q. I want to take my exams but there are only a few months to study, is this possible?
A. Depending on the time of year, it is sometimes impossible to complete your studies in a short space of time as your work has to be marked and checked. More importantly the examination boards have cut off times which are not flexible. See our web site for further information.

Q. Will I receive UCAS points on completion of this course?
A. Yes all of our A Levels carry UCAS points. The number of points awarded will depend on the grade you achieve. 

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