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AQA Assesment Objectives (Grade A, AS)

 

AO1

Demonstrate detailed knowledge of a range of facts and concepts included in the AS specification. Demonstrate clear understanding of terminology, institutions, models.

AO2

Apply concepts, numerical and graphical techniques, theories and models’ terminology - to issues arising in familiar and unfamiliar situations.

AO3

Select relevant concepts, models, theories and techniques, demonstrate, for the most part, development of logical explanations of economic problems and issues with focus and relevance.

AO4

Evaluate straightforward economic arguments and evidence by prioritising evidence and arguments, making judgements, reaching and presenting conclusions.