A level Economics will give you an in-depth understanding of the impact of economics on societies around the world, as well as an appreciation of how the market economy influences national and international policy. A detailed analysis of the European Union will also help prepare you for a variety of career opportunities.


You will learn how to explain and analyse economic issues and arguments, evaluate economic information and organise, present and communicate ideas and judgements clearly.


At the end of this stimulating A level home study Economics course you will have a solid basis on which to build a career in banking, finance or government. Studying economics at A level can also open up a whole host of other career and further study opportunities in areas such as advertising, business, journalism and management consultancy.


There is no prior knowledge requirements for A level Economics, however, all students must have a GCSE/IGCSE in English Language. Merton offers the relevant GCSE courses should you need further prior study.