The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Economics is designed as a two-year course. As students progress through the course, they are introduced to new ideas and concepts while continuing to use and reinforce previously learned concepts and skills. The course is designed to give students a sound understanding of economics, and the ability to use knowledge, skills and understanding appropriately in the context of individual countries and the global economy.
The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Economics is a linear qualification. It consists of two examinations that must be taken in the same series at the end of the course of study.
Paper 1: 1 hour and 30 minutes Paper 2: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Paper 1: Externally assessed twice a year Paper 2: Externally assessed twice a year
Paper 1 | 80 marks Paper 2 | 80 marks