GCSE Economics (9-1) EDEXCEL

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The IGCSE Economics course is a thorough introduction to the concepts and methods of economics. Students completing this course will have a firm grasp of economic principles.


Awarded by Edexcel
Regulated by Ofqual


IGCSE Economics enables students to:

  • Develop an understanding of economic concepts and apply the same to real-life situations
  • Calculate, interpret and evaluate economic data
  • Develop an awareness of economics changes and its impact on developed and developing economies
  • Understand economic problems, possible solutions and its effect on mixed economies

The course requires students to develop their ability to acquire a range of important and transferable skills such as:

  • Analysing, interpreting, reasoning and critically thinking the various economic problems and the possible solutions for the same.
  • Researching real-life economics articles from various sources.
  • Calculating various quantitative economic information
  • Constructing graphs

There are two main components of the course:

The Market System

There are six units in this section:

  1. The economic problem
  2. Economic assumptions
  3. Demand, supply and market equilibrium
  4. Elasticity
  5. The mixed economy
  6. Externalities

Macroeconomics and the Global Economy

This section has six main topics:

  • Government and the economy:
  • Macroeconomic objectives
  • Government policies
  • Globalisation
  • International trade
  • Exchange rates

Who is this course for?

This course is open to all students.

Please note, you will need to arrange your own exams with an exam centre.

The exam centre will charge a fee; this should be in the range of £80 - 120, depending on the exam centre.

Most schools and colleges are happy to take private candidates for the exams.


There are no entry requirements and the course is open to all.

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