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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Economics A Level

Level 3

Course code: AG3392K
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: A Levels,Business,Mathematics
Location: Ludlow
Additional Costs - £20.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

Economics is an academic discipline that is highly thought of by universities and employers. You will learn about the impact of economic decisions on individuals and countries, both in the UK and internationally. You’ll learn how to analyse data, think critically about situations, and make informed decisions. You will study both Micro Economics, which focuses on the economic activity of individuals and companies, and Macro Economics, which is concerned with the economy as a whole.

Why choose us

New to Ludlow College for 2023, Economics is an excellent subject both for developing analytical skills and for building understanding of the wider world. It is an excellent complement to other humanities and social sciences subjects, or Maths, at A level; it offers outstanding progression opportunities via further study at university or apprenticeships.

What you could do next

Students progress to a wide range of university courses, including Economics, Finance, Business and Law. There are also some excellent apprenticeship routes in areas such as Banking and Accountancy. Economics graduates are the highest-paid in the UK, according to the Department of Education.

Popular modules

  • Students particularly enjoy the way economic theory constantly interacts with real world issues such as the impact of Covid-19, the return of inflation and the economic effects of the war in Ukraine.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via 3 external written Exams

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C), including English, with Maths at grade 5 or above. Applications from mature students are also welcomed.