Official Documents & Syllabuses
Publications from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Future Audit work of the QAA
"defines the distinctive nature of the subject, the aims of a typical degree course, the subject knowledge and skills of an economist, methods of learning and assessment and finally a description of two benchmark standards, at threshold and typical levels."
Teaching Excellence Framework
A grading scheme for institutions, developed by the Department for Education in England, introduced in 2016 with ratings first published in 2017. Now administered by the Office for Students.
Economics A-Level Syllabuses
Deprtment of Education's GCE AS and A level subject content 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.
Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations (OCR)
Home Page | Edexcel Specifications and related materials:
Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)
Welsh Joint Education Committee
Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA NI)