Economics A-Level

During our Economics A-Level, you will study the ‘science of wealth’. You will expand your knowledge and understanding of the origins and meaning of economics and then debate the consumption of goods and services and the benefits they provide in society.


Hastings (Station Plaza)


Level 3

Course Type

16 +


A Level


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 01115y1 09/09/24 26/06/26

What will I study?

During this two-year course, you will study key concepts, such as supply and demand, competition, and monopoly.

You will learn how markets work and the variables that determine the success or failure of a market.

You will understand the concept of inflation, the balance of payment, and the deficit of management.

You will improve your knowledge and awareness of politics, government policy, current affairs, and the environment. Then, towards the end of the course, you'll discover why the price of petrol keeps rising, why education is free in the UK, and whether all nations benefit from free trade and globalisation.

Lessons are lively and feature regular debates.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

A GCSE grade 5 in English and Maths.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed entirely through exams. Case studies with differentiated questions will be used to test your understanding.

What qualification will I achieve?

Once you have completed this course, you will achieve an A-Level in Economics.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have completed this course, you will be able to progress to university to study an economics degree. Following your degree, you could study a Master's or find career opportunities as a financial analyst, an economist, a stockbroker or statistician.

Are there any extra costs?

There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to further your learning.