Economics BSc (Hons) Add to your prospectus

Key information


  • Course length: 3 years
  • UCAS code: L100
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • Typical offer: A-level : AAA / IB : 36 with no score less than 4 / BTEC : Applications considered
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If you’re considering this subject as a combination within Honours Select, please refer to our Honours Select page for further information about entry requirements.

Entry Requirements

A level offerAAA
Subject requirementsA level Mathematics minimum grade A 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.
BTEC Level 3 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
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H1, H1 including Maths at H1
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherScottish Highers at AAA, including Mathematics
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted including AA at A Level including Maths
EU entry requirementsEU Qualifications
AccessAccepted in a relevant subject, with 45 level 3 credits at Distinction (inc. a minimum of 15 level 3 Maths credits)
International entry informationYour country
Mature students and access courses

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Our Mature Students and Access courses pages contain lots of information and, importantly, a point of contact to talk things through with you.

General Studies

Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as one of three A levels upon which we make an offer. However, applicants may offer only one of General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies among their three A levels.

General Studies is not considered for:

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dentistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Management School
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Veterinary Science