International A-level Economics

Course Description

Our Economics programme studies the behaviour of various economic agents, including governments, corporations and consumers. The basis of the subject involves an understanding of what happens in the financial markets and the macroeconomy. This is achieved by a statistical approach and centres on analysing and explaining their significance, thereby ultimately understanding the different policy options on offer in order to evaluate their outcomes.

This Course at a Glance

  • Official International A-level subject awarded by Edexcel 
  • Level 3 qualification 
  • Open to International and Home student 
  • 56 UCAS tariff points
  • Achieve a qualification recognized by universities worldwide
  • Register today for September 2022 entry 
  • Blended learning (Self-studies + live online lessons)
  • Termly fee £850 group classes 

Assessment 

Examination based. Assessment will take place either at a British Council office or an approved Edexcel Centre in your home country.

IASExaminationMarks
Unit 1: Markets in Action Written examination:
1 hour and 30 minutes
40% of the total IAS
20% of the total IAL
Unit 2: Microeconomic Performance and Policy Written examination:
1 hour and 30 minutes
40% of the total IAS
20% of the total IAL

IA2ExaminationMarks
Unit 3: Business Behaviour Written examination:
1 hour and 30 minutes
40% of the total IAS
20% of the total IAL
Unit 4: Development in the Global EconomyWritten examination:
1 hour and 30 minutes
40% of the total IAS
20% of the total IAL

Course Duration 

International A-level in Economics  is a two-year program. During the two years of studies, students will have access to live online classes as well as they will have academic mentor support and, one to one subject support. 

Course Outcome 

Upon completion of the international A-level in Economics, students will achieve an Edexcel qualification ( providing that all exams have been completed and passed). The final certificate will allow students to apply to their chosen university. Students completing International A-Levels in economics  frequently progress into degree courses in economics, finance, business, entrepreneurship etc. 

Entry requirements

  • Students are required to sit an internal math assessment. This will help tutors to have knowledge of the student’s abilities in the subject. 
  • Hold GCSE Maths or equivalent. 
  • Students whose English is not their first language, are required to either sit an internal English assessment or provide an English certificate at a min level B2 in all components. 

FAQs

What is included in the cost of the course?

  • Access to learning materials
  • Live online classes
  • One to one subject support
  • Weekly academic mentoring support 
  • Examination fee
  • University application support and guidance 

How many hours a week are students expected to study?

Students are required to undertake 5 hours of self-study per subject. In addition, students will also be required to attend 2 hours of live lessons per subjects

How does Oxford Online School work?

Oxford Online School is a fully recognized online school for the delivery of GCSE/IGCSE, A level, and International A-Level courses and examinations. It is also a co-educational school offering a blended full-time syllabus to students from all over the world including home students. 

What subjects are currently available at Oxford Online School?

Currently, we are offering: Economics; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics and Further Mathematics and Spanish A-level

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