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Key Stage 5

Assessment structure

A Level Economics is assessed with three examinations, each lasting two hours.

The papers include multiple choice, calculation questions, short answer and extended answer questions in response to data.

Paper 1: Markets and business behaviour (35% of the A-level)

  • Themes 1 and 3

Paper 2: The national and global economy (35% of the A-level)

  • Themes 2 and 4

Paper 3: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (30% of the A-level)

  • Themes 1, 2, 3 and 4

Revision guides:

We also have a wide range of revision resources including past papers, textbooks, within the department and on google classroom

Other recommended sites:

Tutor2u -

Physics and Maths Tutor Economics - 

Econplusdal -