Economics and History at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Few would deny that economic issues have been at the heart of historical change or that understanding the modern economy requires an understanding of historical developments. This varied and dynamic degree will give you a deep understanding of the historical origins of economic growth and the real-world economic challenges and opportunities of the modern world. You’ll develop into a well-rounded economist and historian with a unique set of skills that that will stand out to employers. Core modules will introduce you to key concepts and approaches in both subjects, such as historiography, public history, archival research, economic theory and statistics. You’ll build on this when you choose from an impressive range of optional modules spanning periods, cultures and sectors. You could study anything from labour economics and macroeconomic performance to ethics and the global banking sector, alongside the Industrial Revolution, the East India Company, the slave trade, and decolonisation. It’s a fantastic opportunity to discover new perspectives on history, and the present, and gain a broad base of technical knowledge and skills.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE: Grade 7/A in Mathematics European Baccalaureate: 85%

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component

If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Economics and History at University of Leeds - UCAS