Assessment format and assessment aims at the A levels
The A levels H2 Economics examination comprises of two written components: Paper 1 (Case studies) and Paper 2 (Essays).
Candidates are expected to complete two compulsory case studies in Paper 1 while they will have a choice of six questions in Paper 2, from which they are required to answer a total of three essay questions.
|Paper 1 (Case studies)||Two compulsory case study questions with a mixture of|
low and high order questions.
Candidates will also be assessed on their ability to
interpret and manipulate economic data presented in
|60 marks (30 marks for each case study)||2 Hrs 15 Mins|
|Paper 2 (Essays)||Candidates will be provided with six essay questions from|
which they have to choose a total of three essays.
Essay questions may require students to have contextual
knowledge of the Singapore economy.
|75 marks (25 marks for each essay)||2 Hrs 15 Mins|
The design of the A level Economics Papers will test candidates for their ability to:
- Recall and demonstrate understanding of economic concepts
- Apply economic concepts to explain economic issues and predict economic outcomes
- Interpret and evaluate economic information presented in various forms
- Evaluate their economic arguments and arrive at a well-reasoned judgement about economic issues