University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics/History

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Course summary

ECONOMICS: - In studying economics you will learn how individuals and society make choices about how scarce resources are used, what products are produced and who gets to consume them. These choices depend on evaluating costs, benefits, risks and effects on others. Economics at Glasgow dates back to Adam Smith, who was a Professor at the University in the 18th century and is widely renowned as the father of modern economics. HISTORY: - The study of history is the study of change and continuity in human society through time. In this wide-ranging programme you will learn different approaches to studying the past as a way of understanding the present in its political, economic, ideological, social and cultural sense. History hosts the Centre for Gender History which works closely with external organisations in the field of women’s and gender issues. You’ll be able to take courses offered by members of the Scottish Centre for War Studies which offers expertise in war and conflict from medieval times to the present day.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeLVC1
Institution code G28
Campus nameGilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAB - BBB Must include at least one Arts/Humanities subject. Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above. Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining AAB. Applicants who achieve AAB are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than AAB but higher than BBB will be considered for entry.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above.
Access to HE Diploma Acceptable in appropriate subject area. Must pass at least two thirds of modules at merit grade. Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above.
Scottish Higher BBBB - AAAAA Must include Higher English and an Arts/Humanities subject. Must also have at least National 5 Mathematics at grade B or above.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 - 32 points 3 HL subjects at 6,6,5 (36P) / 6,5,5 (32P) including English AND a Humanities/Language subject. SL Maths or Maths Studies must be passed at 4 or better.

SQA applicants who achieve at least BBBB by the end of S5 MAY be considered for an offer, but a decision will not be made on these applications until all applications have been reviewed.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
England £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
EU £7280 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £70480 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees, please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.
Economics/History at University of Glasgow - UCAS