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International Advanced Levels Economics (2018)

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Here, you’ll find everything you need to study for or to teach the Edexcel International Advanced Level in Economics, including key documents.

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We have listened to feedback from all parts of the international school education community, including a large number of teachers and a number of universities both internationally and in the UK.

Our International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level Economics has been developed to be engaging for international learners and to give them the necessary skills to support progression to higher education or further study in Economics, as well as to a wide range of other subjects.

Key qualification features

  • Engaging content – Content allows students to develop an awareness of trends in the global economy, researching developed and developing economics, including a focus on contemporary issues.
  • Development of quantitative skills – students develop these skills throughout the content of the course and are required to apply these skills to relevant economic contexts within the assessment.


International A Level Economics Specification
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Qualification type:
International A Level
Level 3
Specification codes:
International only
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Why choose this specification?

Our International Advanced Level in Economics replaces the international version of the Edexcel GCE A level in the subject.

Covering markets in action and developments in the global economy, the Edexcel International Advanced Level in Economics is designed to be studied over two years, with the option of a one-year AS level course.

The specification is available for teaching in international centres only and offers 100% external assessment with no coursework.

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You'll cover markets in action and developments in the global economy as you study our Edexcel International AS/Advanced Level in Economics.

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