Economics BSc (Hons)

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If you’re considering this subject as a combined (joint) degree, please refer to our information about combining degrees for details about entry requirements.

Entry Requirements

A level requirementsAAB (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.

General Studies is not considered for this course.

Subject requirementsA level Mathematics minimum grade A required.

GCSE Mathematics at grade 5 required.

The A level requirement for Economics at 50% is grade B at A level Mathematics.

The A level requirement for Economics at 25% is grade B at A level Mathematics.

Some Level 3 qualifications are only acceptable alongside 2 A levels, please contact us for details.

If you narrowly miss the entry requirements, we may take your subjects into account when we have your results. Students with two or more of these subjects may be given preference if places are available.


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*Languages include modern foreign/community languages taken as individual subjects (e.g.French, Spanish, Urdu, Gujarati) and classical languages (e.g. Biblical Hebrew, Latin, Classical Greek).

BTEC Level 3 National Extended DiplomaBTEC Diploma at D*D* plus A level Mathematics grade A.

Or BTEC Extended Diploma at D*D*D plus A level Mathematics grade A.

BTEC applicants without an A level should apply to N100, N120 or N500.

BTEC qualifications must be in a Business related subject.
International Baccalaureate36 points with no score less than 4 including 6 in Higher Level Mathematics - International Baccalaureate Mathematical Studies is not accepted for any Management School programme in lieu of GCSE Mathematics, or Higher Level Mathematics where this is a requirement
Irish Leaving CertificateH1,H1,H2,H2,H2,H3, including H1 in Mathematics
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherScottish Advanced Highers at AAB with A in Mathematics
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted including A or B at A Level including Maths
AccessAccepted in a relevant subject, with 45 level 3 credits at Distinction (inc. a minimum of 15 level 3 Maths credits)
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