Links to Official Documents and Syllabuses


Future Audit work of the QAA

QAA Benchmark Document for Economics (2007)

Produced by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, this aims "to make explicit the general academic characteristics and standards of honours degrees in the UK."

Economics A-Level Syllabuses

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Ofqual's AS and A Level Subject Criteria for Economics (PDF).

Below are the syllabuses for GCE A-Level and related courses in Economics in the UK, along with the home pages of the respective examining boards.

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Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations (OCR)

Home Page | Economics A and AS-Level specifications


Home Page | Specifications, Exemplar Assessment Material and Student Guides for Economics and for Economics & Business Studies

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)

Home Page | Economics A-Level Specification

Welsh Joint Education Committee

Home Page | GCE Economics Specification

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)

Home Page | National Qualifications in Economics

Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA NI)

Home Page | Revised GCE: Economics