What is the Advanced Information
The main aim is to help you use your revision time effectively. In the case of Economics, you will see that the advice consists of a list of topics which will be the “major focus” of questions in each exam paper and the quantitative skills required on each paper.
To understand this fully, you will need to compare this list with the full list given in the AQA specification. You will see that something approaching half the topics named on the specification will not be the focus of major questions on your exam papers. So, for instance, there might be a question on 126.96.36.199: Economies of Scale or 188.8.131.52: Fiscal Policy, but there won’t be a major question on 184.108.40.206: Price Elasticity of Supply or 220.127.116.11: Monetary Policy
Please take the time to make a full comparison – it will make planning your study time between now and the summer much easier.
Study the Whole Course
If a topic is not on the list, it does not mean you can ignore it. Every topic on the specification may be relevant to the answer of some question or the focus of a question with a smaller number of marks.
Our general advice is to complete all lessons but to keep this list of topics close to hand during the revision process and make sure you are particularly well prepared to answer questions on all these named topics.
- If a topic is not on the list, it does not mean you can ignore it
- complete all lessons and Tutor Marked Assignments
- Use the Advanced Information to tailor your revision
AQA may issue updated information or additional guidance at any point. Please check the Subject page for Economics regularly.
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