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    Hi everyone
    I'm thinking about choosing economics as one of my A Level as it looks interesting but I have no absolutely knowledge on the subject. Does anyone know whether this will matter at all? And if you have any other information about the course that you think I should know please tell me. Thank you x
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    I took it at A level with no prior knowledge, and I think i'm doing well.
    For personal reasons, I haven't enjoyed the course, however there are some topics which do interest me.
    I'd say only take it if you are certain on a degree/career humanity related.
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    (Original post by _HS)
    Hi everyone
    I'm thinking about choosing economics as one of my A Level as it looks interesting but I have no absolutely knowledge on the subject. Does anyone know whether this will matter at all? And if you have any other information about the course that you think I should know please tell me. Thank you x
    It shouldn't really matter. What exam board will you be on by the way?
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    (Original post by _HS)
    Hi everyone
    I'm thinking about choosing economics as one of my A Level as it looks interesting but I have no absolutely knowledge on the subject. Does anyone know whether this will matter at all? And if you have any other information about the course that you think I should know please tell me. Thank you x
    Initially i didn't take economics, but 1 month later i switched subjects, knowing absolutely nothing about economics. At first it is difficult to grasp, but by the end it will becoke quite natural. And I'm now on track for an A* next year, just keep at it and you'll soon get to grips with it.
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    I think economics is a subject best studied outside of school. This is because you can hone in on areas of interest, and there is a great deal of resources both online and in libraries. It's not a difficult A-Level, but one thing I did not enjoy was the way in which it is marked. The mark schemes are similar to those used by sciences (at GCSE), so a lot of it is memorising keywords rather than showing understanding.

    Economics is a fascinating subject area, but I've found that studying at A-Level isn't so rewarding.
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    It shouldn't really matter. What exam board will you be on by the way?
    I'm not too sure I think maybe Edexcel? I'm moving to a different school for 6th form and they didn't have the exam board on their website.
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    Edexcel was pretty good. The exam was hard though. How enjoyable the subject is depends on how good your teacher is. We had a good one but the other class didn't so it wasn't as engaging for them.
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    (Original post by _HS)
    I'm not too sure I think maybe Edexcel? I'm moving to a different school for 6th form and they didn't have the exam board on their website.
    Ah alright, fair enough.
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    (Original post by _HS)
    I'm not too sure I think maybe Edexcel? I'm moving to a different school for 6th form and they didn't have the exam board on their website.
    Ah alright, fair enough.
 
 
 
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