AS/A Level Business: Students study areas such as ownership structures, management and leadership and ways to improve operational performance in financial, marketing, human resources and operational aspects. We then move onto strategic issues such as growth, managing change and international expansion. Exams comprise a range of assessment methods including multiple choice, data response questions and essays.
AS/A Level Economics: Students study microeconomics including the price mechanism, market failure and government intervention. Areas of investigation are the environment, housing and health care. Macroeconomics is the study of economic growth, inflation, unemployment and the balance of payments and wider objectives such as the budget deficit and income inequality. Exams comprise a range of assessment methods including multiple choice, data response and essay questions.
Exam Board: AQA specifications 7131 AS Level Business, 7132 A Level Business and 7135 AS Level Economics and 7136 A Level Economics
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