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AS/A Level GCE GCE Economics OCR Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Economics H061 OCR Advanced GCE in Economics H461 Vertical black lines indicate a significant change to Version 2 – February2008. The change can be found on page 12. version 3 – July 2008 © OCR 2008 QAN 500/2301/9 QAN 500/2213/1
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Contents 2 © OCR 2008 GCE Economics v3 1 4 About these Qualifications 1.1 4 The Two-Unit AS 1.2 5 The Four-Unit Advanced GCE 1.3 6 Qualification Titles and Levels 1.4 6 Aims 1.5 6 Prior Learning/Attainment 2 7 Summary of Content 2.1 7 AS Units 2.2 7 A2 Units 3 9 Unit Content 3.1 9 AS Unit F581: Markets in Action 3.2 12 AS Unit F582: The National and International Economy 3.3 15 A2 Unit F583: Economics of Work and Leisure 3.4 18 A2 Unit F584: Transport Economics 3.5 21 A2 Unit F585: The Global Economy 4 24 Schemes of Assessment 4.1 24 AS GCE Scheme of Assessment 4.2 25 Advanced GCE Scheme of Assessment 4.3 25 Unit Order 4.4 26 Unit Options (at AS/A2) 4.5 26 Synoptic Assessment (A Level GCE) 4.6 26 Assessment Availability 4.7 26 Assessment Objectives 4.8 28 Quality of Written Communication 5 29 Technical Information 5.1 29 Making Unit Entries 5.2 29 Making Qualification Entries 5.3 30 Grading 5.4 30 Result Enquiries and Appeals 5.5 31 Shelf-life of Units 5.6 31 Unit and Qualification Re-sits 5.7 31 Guided Learning Hours 5.8 31 Code of Practice/Subject Criteria/Common Criteria Requirements 5.9 31 Arrangements for Candidates with Particular Requirements 5.10 32 Prohibited Qualifications and Classification Code
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6 Other Specification Issues 33 6.1 Overlap with other Qualifications 33 ons cal, Social, Legislative, Economic and Cultural Issues Developments iscrimination Act Information Relating to these Specifications 6.2 Progression from these Qualificati 33 6.3 33 Key Skills Mapping 6.4 Spiritual, Moral, Ethi 34 6.5 Sustainable Development, Health and Safety Considerations and European 34 6.6 35 Avoidance of Bias 6.7 35 Language 6.8 Disability D 35 Appendix A: Performance Descriptions 36 Vertical black lines indicate a significant change to Version 2 – February 2008. The change can be found on page 12. © OCR 2008 3 GCE Economics v3
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4 © OCR 2008 GCE Economics v3 1 About these Qualifications This booklet contains OCR’s Advanced Subsidiary GCE and Advanced GCE specifications in Economics for teaching from September 2008. These specifications: provide a coherent combination of microeconomic and macroeconomic content, drawing on local, national and international contexts; foster an appreciation of economic concepts and theories in a range of contexts and their value and limitations in explaining real-world phenomena. They require candidates to: develop an understanding of economic concepts and theories through a critical consideration of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life; select, interpret and use appropriate data from a range of sources; analyse, explain and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the market economy and the
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