University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics

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Course summary

Our Economics course provides a sound understanding of core, pure and applied economics. However, while you study economics in considerable depth in this specialised degree, you employ ideas and techniques from many other disciplines too; including mathematics and statistics, history, sociology and politics. Therefore, our graduates are extremely well-qualified for a wide range of jobs and further courses.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

Affiliate students (those applying to take a second undergraduate degree in a year less than usual) can’t make an open application.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/economics. Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements. Applicants are required to take a pre-interview written assessment at the end of October at an authorised assessment centre local to them (for most students, your local assessment centre is likely to be your own school/college). Please note that your assessment centre must register you for the pre-interview assessment (you can't register yourself) by 15 October - if you're not registered by this date, you won't be able to take the pre-interview assessment and your application to the University of Cambridge won't be valid (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants may be required to take a pre-interview or at-interview written assessment. Please check the website for details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
74%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
91%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees for Home, EU, and international students, please refer to: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/fees-and-finance/tuition-fees
Economics at University of Cambridge - UCAS