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A Level Economics
A Level Economics - 700-hour distance learning course by UK Open College
Study 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
To find out if this training programme is suitable for you, please enquire here.
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:
Unit 1: Markets and Market Failure
The Economic Problem
The Allocation of Resources in Competitive Markets
Production and Efficiency
Government Intervention in the Market
Unit 2: The UK Economy - performance and policies
Measuring Macroeconomic Performance
How the Macroeconomy Works
Unit 3 - Business behaviour and the labour market
Revenues, costs and profits
Unit 4 - A Global perspective
Poverty and inequality
Emerging and developing economies
The financial sector
Role of the state in the macroeconomy
The cost of this training course is £399.00 per candidate.
Flexible payment plans are available.
Provider: UK Open College Ltd
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...