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GCSE Economics

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Course summary
GCSE / A Level
Up to 12 months
252 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

GCSE Economics

IGCSE Economics is a great building block to A Levels but also an interesting subject in its own right. You will study both basic micro-economics and macro-economics.

You will also gain an appreciation of business economics as well as understanding how global economics function.

Suitability - Who should attend?

No prior qualification needed

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by Edexcel), you will have achieved an internationally recognised Edexcel IGCSE Economics (4EC1) qualification.

Skills gained

The course provides opportunities to gain skills that will support progression to further study of Economics, and to enhance future educational or employment prospects. Economics qualifications can be particularly valuable for students wishing to progress into politics or financial careers; economics graduates tend to have excellent employment prospects, allowing many students to work in a range of global sectors and industries.

Training Course Content

The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Economics is comprised of the following sections:

Microeconomics and Business Economics

The market system:

  • The economic problem
  • Economic assumptions
  • Demand, supply and market equilibrium
  • Elasticity
  • The mixed economy
  • Externalities

Business economics:

  • Production
  • Productivity and division of labour
  • Business costs, revenues and profit
  • Business competition
  • The labour market
  • Government intervention

Macroeconomics and the Global Economy

Government and the economy:

  • Macroeconomic objectives
  • Government policies
  • Relationships between objectives and policies

The global economy:

  • Globalisation
  • International trade
  • Exchange rates

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Absorb Online Learning

With Absorb you can learn entirely online. This means you can study on your commute, on your lunch break and even whilst travelling. You can study on any computer or smart device, providing that you have access to the internet....

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Absorb Online Learning

79 Clober Road
G62 7SU Glasgow

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