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Catch Up A-Level Economics

This self-paced online course provides students completing their A-Level Economics qualification with a structured catch-up study programme to cover key A-Level Economics concepts from Year 12.

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  • 30-40 hours learning time
  • 139 videos, resources and activities

About this course

The course is organised into a series of "Weeks" each of which focuses on a core topic area from Year 12.

Who it's for

All students studying for an A-Level Economics qualification.

Course series

Catch Up

Course outline

  • Overview of Week 1
  • Basic Microeconomic Principles (1)
  • Factors of Production - Connection Wall Activity
  • Positive and Normative Statements - Swipe It Activity
  • UK Entrepreneurs - Trapdoor Activity
  • Basic Microeconomic Principles (2)
  • Production Possibility Curves
  • Production Possibility Curves Quiz
  • Economic Agents and Assumptions
  • Economics Basic Building Blocks Review Quiz - MCQ Activity
  • Links to Year 13
  • Overview of Week 2
  • Demand
  • Demand - Bingo Quiz
  • Supply
  • Supply Quiz
  • Supply Curves - Trapdoor Activity
  • Market Equilibrium
  • Market Equilibrium - 54321 Review Quiz
  • Shifts in Demand and Supply Curves - MCQ Activity
  • More Diagrams!
  • Double Diagrams - Connection Wall Quiz
  • Complements and Substitutes - Concentration Game Activity
  • Link to Year 13
  • Overview of Week 3
  • Introduction to Elasticity
  • Percentage Change Practice Quiz
  • Price Elasticity of Demand
  • Price Elasticity of Demand True of False Quiz
  • Price Elasticity of Demand and Revenue - Calculation Activity
  • Income Elasticity of Demand
  • Price and income elasticity - Match Up Activity
  • Cross Elasticity of Demand
  • Price Elasticity of Supply
  • Price Elasticity of Supply - Categorise Activity
  • Elasticities Bingo Quiz
  • Elasticities - Clear the Deck Activity
  • Link to Year 13
  • Overview of Week 4
  • What is Market Failure?
  • Public Goods
  • Public Goods - 54321 Quiz
  • Externalities
  • Externalities - Red Herring Quiz
  • Information Failure
  • Asymmetric Information - Categorise Activity
  • Market Failure Review - Bubble Quiz
  • Other Types of Market Failure
  • Immobility of Labour - Swipe It Activity
  • Market Failure Review - Scrambled Sentences Quiz
  • Market Failure - Concentration Game Activity
  • Links to Year 13
  • Overview of Week 5
  • Indirect Tax
  • Taxation - 60 Second Challenge
  • Indirect Taxes in the UK - Match Up Activity
  • Subsidies
  • Subsidies - Scrambled Sentences Quiz
  • Max and Min Prices
  • Maximum Prices - Trapdoor Quiz
  • Pollution Permits
  • Permits - 60 Second Challenge
  • Information Provision
  • Government Public Information Films - Information Video Activity
  • Direct Government Provision
  • Regulation
  • Alternative Policies to Combat Market Failure - Question Grid Quiz
  • Links to Year 13
  • Overview of Week 6
  • Introduction to Macroeconomic Objectives
  • Measuring the Economy - Question Grid Quiz
  • Economic Growth (Part 1)
  • Economic Growth (Part 2)
  • Converting Between Real and Nominal Numbers
  • Economic Growth - Bingo Quiz
  • Inflation
  • Inflation - Conveyor Belt Quiz
  • Items in the Basket of Goods used to calculate UK inflation (2020) - Categorise Activity
  • Employment and Unemployment
  • Unemployment - 54321 Quiz
  • Economic Inactivity by UK Region - Higher or Lower Activity
  • Trade
  • Link to Year 13
  • Overview of Week 7
  • Circular Flow of Income
  • Circular Flow - 54321 activity
  • Circular Flow of Income - Match Up Activity
  • Introduction to Aggregate Demand
  • Components of Aggregate Demand
  • Factors impacting Aggregate Demand - Categorise Activity
  • Neoclassical Aggregate Supply
  • Keynesian Aggregate Supply
  • Aggregate Supply Curves: multiple choice activity
  • Macroeconomic equilibrium
  • The multiplier and the accelerator
  • Macroeconomic models in Year 13
  • Overview of Week 8
  • Outline of macroeconomic policies
  • Policy Options: Cube Activity
  • Fiscal Policy: Introduction
  • Fiscal Policy: Introductory Quizzes
  • Economic Cycle - Match Up Activity
  • Fiscal Policy: Analysis Activity
  • Fiscal Policy: More Theory
  • Fiscal Policy: Question Grid Activity
  • Evaluating Fiscal Policy
  • Introduction to Monetary Policy
  • Monetary Policy: More Detail
  • Monetary Policy: 54321 Activity
  • Monetary Policy: MCQ Activity
  • Interest Rates and International Trade Flow Chart - Match Up Activity
  • Evaluating Monetary Policy
  • Demand Side Policies in Year 13
  • Overview of Week 9
  • Supply Side Policies: Key Terms
  • Supply Side Policies: Introduction
  • Supply Side Policies - File Away Activity
  • Supply Side Policies: Review Quizzes
  • Evaluating Supply Side Policies
  • Evaluating Supply Side Policies: 54321 Activity
  • Supply Side Policies: MCQ Activity
  • Short Run Phillips Curve
  • Supply Side Policies and Year 13

Hosts

  • Ruth Tarrant

    Ruth is Subject Lead for Economics at tutor2u and is also a higher experienced teacher, presenter, author and senior examiner.

  • Peter McGinn

    Peter is an experienced Business & Economics HOD, teacher and examiner.

  • Cathy Williams

    Cathy is an experienced Head of Department and ex-Treasury economist. She is the author of many Tutor2U resources and a regular contributor to Economics Today. Alongside, Cathy sits on the local Young Enterprise Board and specialises in producing and delivering a wide range of careers and work related resources and programmes.

  • Geoff Riley

    Geoff is co-founder of tutor2u and highly experienced Economics teacher, examiner and author. Geoff is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

  • Jon Clark

    Jon is an experienced Economics and Business teacher, author and presenter. Jon also leads tutor2u's innovative work in online teaching and learning.

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