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The Brunel Economics and Mathematics with an Integrated Foundation Year gives individuals looking to change careers or return to education the knowledge and skills they need to enter one of our economics and finance undergraduate programmes. Once you have successfully completed your foundation year, with the grades required for your chosen degree course, you can progress directly into Level 1 of that degree – there’s no need to re-apply via UCAS. The BSc courses linked to this foundation year are: BSc Economics BSc Economics and Accounting BSc Economics and Business Finance BSc Economics and Management BSc Finance and Accounting All degrees are accredited by CIMA, ACCA or both. Whether it's been a while since you last studied, you want to improve on your previous academic performance, or you’re just ready to try something new, your foundation year gives you the basics needed to go on and graduate with a full degree.
Modules Compulsory Calculus Economics Introduction to Finance and Accounting for Business Study Skills Statistics Optional modules Algebra A Algebra B
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||in any subject|
|Access to HE Diploma||Obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3.|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DM||in any subject with A level grade C|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D||in any subject with A levels grade CD|
|Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)||DMM||in any subject|
|Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)||DM||in any subject with an A level at grade C|
|Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)||D||in any subject with A levels grade CD|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CDD|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||25 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H4, H4, H4, H4, H5|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||M3, P1, P1|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are required, including English Language and Mathematics|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM||in any subject|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||DM||in any subject with A level grade C|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate||D||in any subject with A level grades CD|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no less than 5.5 in each subsection|
|Institution's Own Test||with no less than 55% in each subsection|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17|
|PTE Academic||51||with a minimum of 51 in all subscores|
Brunel University London - English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.