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This IGCSE Economics Edexcel Course will help you develop an understanding of economic concepts and apply these concepts to real-life situations. You will also be able to calculate, interpret and evaluate economic data in order to make reasoned arguments and informed judgements.
The course will also help you to understand economic issues, problems and possible solutions that affect mixed economies.
Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Economics
This course will cover the following content:-
The market system:
- The economic problem
- Economic assumptions
- Demand, supply and market equilibrium
- The mixed economy
- Productivity and division of labour
- Business costs, revenues and profit
- Business competition
- The labour market
- Government intervention
Government and the economy:
- Macroeconomic objectives
- Government policies
- Relationships between objectives and policies
The global economy
- International trade
- Exchange rates
There are two exams for this IGCSE, of which are 1 hour 30 mins long. Grades 9-1 are available.
IGCSE Economics Edexcel: 4EC1
This course can also be taken under the awarding organisation Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)
IGCSE Economics CIE: 0987
There are two exams for this IGCSE, of which are 45 minutes long and the other is 2 hours 15 minutes long. Grades 9-1 are available.
Who is this course for?
A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.
You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.
The combination of knowledge and skills in Edexcel IGCSE (9–1) Economics gives learners a solid foundation for further study. Students who achieve grades 9 to 4 are well prepared to follow a wide range of courses including Cambridge International AS & A Level Economics, or the equivalent.
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