Economics AS Level - 9708



This subject is equivalent to a subject on the ‘approved list’ for University Entrance.

Recommended Background:

Fluency in written English is important for this course which involves writing essays.

Course Description:

The course is intended to provide a basis of factual knowledge of economics and is recommended for students intending further study in the commerce area. Students will express economic ideas in essay form using statistics and diagrams.


  • Basic Economic Concepts
  • The Price System
  • Market Failure and Government Intervention
  • International Trade
  • Inflation
  • Employment Statistics
  • Macro-economic Analysis


Paper 13 Multiple Choice External Compulsory Weighting: 40%
Paper 23 Data Response And Essay External Compulsory Weighting: 60%