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Economics AS

  • Course Level: AS Level
  • Duration: 2 Year
  • Qualification: AS
  • Awarded By: OCR GCE

Introduction to course

2 years, assessed by exams

If you want to understand the forces that shape the modern world, then economics is the subject. for you - and Monoux is the place, with 100% pass rates and a national record number of grade As and Bs! Economics is not a mathematical subject and there is no coursework. However if you wish to take an Economics degree, Maths A Level is strongly advisable. Topics covered in the first year include the British economy, dealing with inflation, unemployment and environmental problems. The second year covers road pricing, trains and the environment, Europe, third world poverty, debt and the G8 and global warming.

Economics at Sir George Monoux College is independently proved to be England's best. The Good Schools’ Guide compared the grades in each school and college and put our Economics department as best in the country! We always gain an extremely high number of A*, A and B grades. So, if you are ambitious and hardworking and seek to get into a top university, come and join in our success!

Course Details

Economics is not a mathematical subject and there is no coursework. However if you wish to take Economics at degree level, Maths A Level is strongly advisable.

Topics covered in the first year include the British economy, dealing with inflation, unemployment and environmental problems.

The second year covers road pricing, trains and the environment, Europe, third world poverty, debt and the G8 and global warming.

Entry Requirements

In addition to the general entry requirements you need to have at least three academic GCSE B grades including English or English Literature and Maths.

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This course combines well with

This course combines well with Maths, Sciences, History, Geography, Politics and English. It is not usually good for university entrance to combine this with Business Studies - you’d need to consult with us.

Course Assessment

No coursework. Only AS exams in January and June then A2 exams.

Course Progression

This is an excellent academic subject for any good university, especially when combined with Maths A Level. Top accountancy, banking, City and management firms welcome economists because they understand the economic environment. A Level Economics is an excellent preparation for Business Studies, Accountancy, Geography, History, Politics or Business Law degrees. Most of our students go on to an Economics related degree course because they enjoy economics at Sir George Monoux College.

Additional Information

About the department

We are one of the few in the country where you may be able to gain an A grade six months ahead of schedule, leaving you to concentrate on your other A Levels.

Economics at Sir George Monoux College is independently proved to be England's best. The Good Schools’ Guide compared the grades in each school and college in England. The figures put this College’s Economics department as best in the country! We always gain an extremely high number of A and B grades and we seem to be unique in the country in gaining a large number of A and B grades six months early.

So, if you are ambitious and hardworking and seek to get into a top university, then choose Economics at Sir George Monoux College. If you truly want to understand the forces that shape the modern world, then Economics is the essential subject. So why not study it now in a very successful department with 100% pass rates and a national record number of grade As and Bs.

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What if I haven't studied Economics before?

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 Do not worry. This is a new subject to everyone, that people find fascinating as it explains the world around us. It is very rare that students study this subject in schools and everyone learns it from scratch. You should do well with us.


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