University of Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our BSc Economics and Politics degree brings together two subjects that are intrinsically linked within our society. This joint honours course will prepare you to tackle a wide range of pressing issues, such as the impact of climate change on the economy, the financial crises, trade agreements and income tax. You will study at one of the handful of business schools in the UK that holds the prestigious ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Our strong links with industry mean that rigorous academic study is combined with a real practical focus, leading to excellent job opportunities - we are 2nd in the UK for being most frequently targeted by the country’s top employers.
Please see the course page on our website for a full list and detailed description of modules on offer: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/econ/economics-and-political-science-bsc.aspx.
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:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB||Required subjects and grades: GCSE Mathematics grade 7/A if not offered at AS or A2 level. General Studies not accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are all accepted but subjects are considered on a case by case basis - contact us for further guidance.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||6,6,5 at Higher Level (to include any required subjects) with a minimum of 32 points overall.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|