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Commerce IGCSE via Edexcel has only recently become available in the UK so information and resources are low.

Edexcel International GCSE Commerce

Edexcel International GCSE Commerce page and specification

  • Exams from: June 2019 (available from 2020 in UK although no change to spec)
  • Available in June and January (until 2023) and November (from 2023)
  • Specification code: 4CM1

Subject content

The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE in Commerce comprises four topics:

  1. Commercial Operations
  2. Commercial Risks
  3. Finance for Commerce
  4. Aids for Commerce.


Assessment

100% exam based.

  • Paper 1 - Commercial operations and associated risks -1hr 30mins - 80 marks - 50%
    • Includes a mixture of multiple choice, short-answer and extended-writing questions.
    • Covers topics 1 and 2
    • Questions 3 and 4 are set in context (use case studies)
    • Calculators may be used
  • Paper 2 - Facilitating commercial operations - 1hr 30mins - 80 marks - 50%
    • Includes a mixture of multiple choice, short-answer and extended-writing questions.
    • Covers topics 3 and 4
    • Questions 3 and 4 are set in context (use case studies)
    • Calculators may be used


Resources

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Pearson publish a textbook and an online teachers guide for the specification. Details can be found here

Answers can be found here

Pearson have produced what looks a really useful Getting Started guide available under their teaching resources

Past papers can be accessed through the specification page or here Papers with an R suffix were available in a different time zone. They are the same specification and can be used as practice.

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