A Level Economics


Study this A Level Economic course entirely online to achieve this credible and high in demand qualification. A Level Economics is desirable in professions such as a Stockbroker, Journalist or Compliance Officer and many more. Fast track to complete within one year and gain UCAS points for university entry.


Strengthen your analytical thinking skills and combine your maths skills and research knowledge in covering fundamental economic principles, concepts and theories. Taking an A Level Economics course provides you with a thorough grasp of the relationship between supply and demand, manufacturing variables, economic growth development and a variety of additional related subjects. An A Level Economics qualification will demonstrate to future employers and educators your advanced skills and qualifications.

Secondly when you study this A Level Economics course entirely online to achieve this credible qualification or to gain access into university. An A Level Economics course is essential to enter most professions including Accounting, Data Analyst, Banking, Local Government Official and many more.

Upskill Online UK offers you with support and an accountability coach in addition to your course tutor along with a highway to success plan for you to follow, giving you excellent value for money and a clear pathway to enter your chosen career.

Lastly, A Level Economics is internationally recognised in other countries as well as the UK. You can use this qualification towards university entry.

  • Accredited qualification awarded by AQA
  • Provides a flexible foundation that can lead to a broad spectrum of employment possibilities in the public and private sectors. We can help with a CV and Professional LinkedIn Profile to showcase your new qualifications and unique skills.
  • Progress in your academic journey to university with up to 56 UCAS points
  • Can be fast tracked to complete in one year.
  • You can include exams at your nearest centre.

Course Units

  • Unit 1 – Individuals, Firms, Markets and Market Failure
  • Unit 2 – The National and International Economy
  • Preparing for exam papers

Syllabus  (7136)Click here for full course content

Awarding Body

AQA is the worlds leading awarding organisation specialising in GCSEA Levels and Vocational courses and upskilling learners around the world.AQA Upskill Online UK

Our partners are a UCAS registered centre, meaning you can use this course to gain direct entry to all universities as you will also achieve up to 56 UCAS points.

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Course Assessment

You will be required to sit three paper based written exams. Each paper makes up a percentage of your overall A Level qualification as set out below:

  • Written Exams
    • Paper 1: 2 hours  – 33.3% of A-level – 80 marks
    • Paper 2: 2 hours  – 33.3% of A-level – 80 marks
    • Paper 2: 2 hours – 33.3% of A-level – 80 marks
  • Non-Exam Assessment (NEA)
    • Coursework Assignment:  Task 1: 3,500-4,500 words – 20% of A-level – 40 marks

We can offer you a guaranteed exam space at one of our exam centres it the UK when you choose to study this A Level Economics course with us at Upskill Online UK. Alternatively, you may choose to organise and book your own exams.

During the course, you will be required to complete learning activities, tests or assignments to show your knowledge and understanding of the units you have just learned. They do not count towards your overall A Level Economics qualification. They are marked by your course tutor and feedback will be provided with each completed unit.


Upskill Online UK have a national network of UK GCSEA Levels and Functional Skills exam centres and provide our students with guaranteed exam spaces offered at a discounted rate exclusive to our learners only. We can also book late entries and re-takes. Exams for A Level Economics are £552 with Upskill Online UK. Please select ‘Yes’ on enrolment form when asked, if you want to book your exams with us.

Course Outcome

When you have completed this course, you will achieve an AQA A Level Economics qualification and gain up to 56 UCAS points. Specification  (7136).

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. We do advise that you have achieved a good general GCSE education, or an equivalent qualification before enrolling on this course. This A Level Economics course is at difficulty level 3 – equivalent to a BTEC or a 60 credit qualification. This course is suitable for learners of all ages.


8 – 24 months

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

300 hours

What Next?

After you’ve completed this A Level History course, you could progress onto a level 4 course, apply to University or apply for jobs in a variety of settings or sectors including:

  • Finance
  • Market Researcher
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Management Consultant


The A Level Economics course is popular with home school pupils. You will receive qualified Tutor support, as well as your very own Upskill Online UK personal mentor and accountability coach, to help keep you motivated and on track with accountability sessions. In addition, we will also help you to plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey and provide your very own roadmap to success. Finally, you get the complete package all in one place with us here at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

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