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A Level Economics

UK Open College Ltd
Course summary
Length: 700 hours
Price: 449 GBP
Location: Distance

Course description

A Level Economics - 700-hour distance learning course by UK Open College

A Level EconomicsStudy for your A Levels next to the training specialists at UK Open College. This A Level Economics course uses applications of theory, relevant information and examples to prepare you for the A Levels exams. Depending on the study pace you choose, fast or regular track, you'll get a tailored training package that meets your needs and fits perfectly around your schedule. Distance learning by UK Open College helps you take the next steps in your education or career in the most flexible and effective way.

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?

Course pre-requisites: GCSE

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Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful candidates who complete all programme requirements are awarded an A Level Certificate from AQA.

Training Course Content

This training course is designed to cover the following key topics:

AS Level

Unit 1: Markets and Market Failure

The Economic Problem
The Allocation of Resources in Competitive Markets
Production and Efficiency
Market Failure
Government Intervention in the Market

Unit 2: The UK Economy - performance and policies

Measuring Macroeconomic Performance
How the Macroeconomy Works
Economic Performance
Macroeconomic Policy

Unit 3 - Business behaviour and the labour market

Business growth

Business objectives

Revenues, costs and profits

Market structures

Labour market

Government intervention

Unit 4 - A Global perspective

International economics

Poverty and inequality

Emerging and developing economies

The financial sector

Role of the state in the macroeconomy


The cost of this training course is £449.00 per candidate.

Flexible payment plans are available.

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UK Open College - Specialists in Distance Learning & Online Courses

UK Open College have over ten years of experience in delivering online courses and distance learning programmes, in a variety of subjects. We are based in the midlands, near Birmingham, and we are proud to tutor students from all over...

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