A Level Economics

Studying Economics at Bellerbys College 

When you study this subject you will gain an understanding of economic concepts and theories through a critical consideration of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life. Typical A Level subject combinations with economics: Economics, Geography and Maths, Economics, Geography and Politics.

What will I study?

  • How to apply economic concepts and theories in a range of contexts
  • To appreciate value and limitations in explaining real-world phenomena including the interrelationships between macroeconomics and microeconomics.

Where will this subject take me?

Students who have completed this A Level have gone on to study a diverse range of courses at respected UK universities. These include: Land Economy at University of Cambridge, Business Mathematics and Statistics at London School of Economics, Law and Politics at Queen Mary, University of London and Econmics at University of Warwick."

How do I find out more?

Contact us now, and our experienced members of staff will be happy to talk you through your options and find the best A Level options for you.

A Level key facts

Minimum age: 15.5+
Course length: 3, 5, 5.5 or 6 terms
(3-term available in Brighton only)
(5.5-term available in Brighton and Cambridge)
Start dates: September – all centres
October - Brighton and Cambridge
January – Brighton and Cambridge
April – Brighton only
See term dates
Average class size: 8 students
Locations:  Brighton, Cambridge, London (subjects vary by location)
English language entry requirements: IELTS 5.5
(IELTS 6.0 for 3-term A Level; April start and A2 Level)
Academic entry requirements:  4 GCSE passes at grade C or above in relevant subjects, or equivalent evidence of a good secondary or high school education
Tuition fees per term: Brighton: £9,020
Cambridge: £9,020
London: £9,020

Not all A Level subject combinations are available for all start dates and subjects offered will vary by location.

GCSEs

600x400

GCSEs are taken as a course of study before taking A Levels or a Foundation pathway. We offer a2 Year GCSE Pathway programme as well as a 3 and 4 term programme, offering students from the age of 14 years an early opportunity to establish the language, learning and cultural skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive world of higher education.

A Levels

Bellerbys Cambridge students in a Foundation Media class at the College

A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice. Students typically study three or four subjects with exams at the end of two years.

Foundation

Bellerbys London Star Student Mark Lee

A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.