Economics A Level
- International Trade
- Development Economics
- Gain understanding of why governments & individuals make decisions
- Understand the impact of making choices
- Get an insight into the regulation of the financial sector
- Understand the importance of international trade
- Know why economic development is important to everyone
- Exams: 100%
- Awarding Body: Pearson Edexcel
- Pass Rate – 100%
- High Grades (A*-B) – 55.8%
- Pass Rate – 100%
- High Grades (A*-B) – 50%
- Pass Rate – 100%
- High Grades (A*-B) – 37.5%
Where Courses Become Careers
Many students progress to university to study economics and business related degrees which will support a career in a graduate management role in industries such as: banking and finance, accountancy and public policy.
Make your mark
How SFC will help you to boost your CV by developing your skills and qualifications…
The Economics A Level develops your skills in analysis, decision making and problem solving. This is combined with an excellent revision programme to support you in exam preparation. Economics classes often include guest speakers from the industry and trips to the Bank of England, Parliament and university lectures. This course is highly regarded by employers and universities as it develops your independence of thought, ability to apply logic to problems and resilience.
On this pathway
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