University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Economics/Business & Management (SocSci)

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Course summary

BUSINESS ECONOMICS: - Business economics is the study of economic concepts of relevance to modern business, to develop a sound understanding of the resource allocation issues facing the business corporation and the environment in which it operates. Economics at Glasgow dates back to Adam Smith, who was a Professor at the University in the 18th century and is widely renowned as the father of modern economics. BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT: - The study of business and management offers you a structured insight into both the theoretical and practical dimensions of organisations and management.You will benefit from our collaborative ties with local industry and commerce which make significant contributions to the degree programme. Theory and practice is taught through a variety of innovative learning methods and opportunities.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeLNC2
Institution code G28
Campus nameGilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAB - BBB Must include at least one Arts/Humanities subject. Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above. Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining AAB. Applicants who achieve AAB are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than AAB but higher than BBB will be considered for entry.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above.
Access to HE Diploma Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must pass at least two thirds of modules at merit grade. Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above.
Scottish Higher BBBB - AAAAB Higher English or Higher Humanities subject and National 5 Mathematics Grade B.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 - 32 points 3 HL subjects at 6,6,6/6,5,5 including English or a Humanities/Language subject. Whilst HL6 is preferred for English and Humanities/Language subjects, SL6 will be considered for ONE of the subjects. SL Maths or Maths Studies must be passed at 5 or better.

SQA applicants who achieve less than AAAAB by the end of S5 but achieved at least BBBB MAY receive a conditional offer, but a decision will not be made on these applications until April once all applications have been reviewed. Conditional offers to these applicants will require them to achieve AAAAB cumulatively by the end of S6.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
England £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
EU £7280 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £70480 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees, please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.
Business Economics/Business & Management (SocSci) at University of Glasgow - UCAS