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The IGCSE in Economics covers economics in individual countries and the global economy, giving students a strong foundation understanding of Economics as a whole and the role that it plays in the World.

IGCSE Economics is a great qualification to achieve for further study at A-Level in Accounting, Business, Economics or Mathematics.

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Online IGCSE Economics (4EC1) Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I study the course? Online.
Where can I study from? UK or Internationally.
How long is the course? 1 year.
Are there entry requirements? No.
What certificate do I get? Edexcel IGCSE Economics (9-1)
What can I do with the qualification? Study A-Levels, BTEC Level 3 Diplomas, International Baccalaureates (IB).
What level is the course? Equivalent to Level 2 Diplomas, USA GED, Hong Kong HKCEE, Singapore O-Level, Indian CBSE.
Are exams included? No, you have to book these separately.
When can I enrol? At any time.

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Your online IGCSE Economics course will come with full tutor support for the length of your studies. You will have access through an online learning portal to all materials and information that you need to study and learn in preparation for your examinations.

Examinations for IGCSE Economics are held every year in the June examination period. If you need more help or advice regarding studying this course, contact one of our helpful team for more assistance.

IGCSE Economics (4EC1) Syllabus

This course will cover the following areas of study:

1. Microeconomics and Business Economics

The market system:

  • The economic problem
  • Economic assumptions
  • Demand, supply and market equilibrium
  • Elasticity
  • The mixed economy
  • Externalities

Business economics:

  • Production
  • Productivity and division of labour
  • Business costs, revenues and profit
  • Business competition
  • The labour market
  • Government intervention

2. Macroeconomics and the Global Economy

Government and the economy:

  • Macroeconomic objectives
  • Government policies
  • Relationships between objectives and policies

The global economy:

  • Globalisation
  • International trade
  • Exchange rates

Examination Information

  • The Edexcel International GCSE in Economics specification is assessed through a single exam.
  • Examinations are available in June.