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This course combination offers an enriching experience with exciting intellectual challenges, in two schools with strong reputations for teaching and research. By studying these two social sciences you will develop a deep understanding of global markets and political systems. Economics study is based on a series of core units in the first and second years covering economics and econometrics, as well as optional units. Popular unit options have previously covered topics including:
- behavioural economics;
- environmental economics;
- political economy;
- the history of economic thought;
- industrial economics;
- international economics;
- labour economics;
- macroeconomic theory and policy.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - AAA||Standard offer: AAA including Mathematics and an essay-based subject. Contextual offer: ABB including B in Mathematics and B in an essay-based subject. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD - D*DD||DDD in Engineering with Distinction in both Maths for Engineering Technicians and Further Maths for Engineering Technicians; or D*DD in Applied Science plus A in A-level Mathematics.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma (Applied Science/Engineering/Maths and Engineering/Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Applicants must be taking a minimum of 15 Level 3 graded units of Mathematics, at least 12 of which must be at Distinction, and 9 units in an essay-based subject at Distinction. Not all Maths units will be accepted.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAB||Standard Higher: AAAAB|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AA||Advanced Higher: AA in Mathematics and an essay-based subject.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 - 32 points||Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject and either 6 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject and either 5 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3 - D3, M2, M2||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.|
European Baccalaureate offer: 85% overall, with 8.5 in Mathematics and an essay-based subject. Essay based subjects include: Ancient History; Anthropology; Archaeology; Classical Civilisation; Classics; Drama; Economics; English Language; English Literature; Environmental Studies; Film; Geography; Government and Politics; Health and Social Care; History; History of Art; Latin; Law; Media Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Religious Studies; Social Care; Social Policy; Sociology; Theatre Studies; Welsh.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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