University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics & Psychology

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Course summary

Economics studies how wealth is created and distributed and informs government policy on sustainable economic growth. Why Economics at Strathclyde? 4th in Scotland for Economics (Complete University Guide 2019). Study in a department which is home to the Fraser of Allander Institute – a leading research institute which offers internship and work placement opportunities for our students. Use key economics concepts and models to better understand real world problems. Develop excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly valued by employers. Gain the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to a diverse audience. Benefit from being taught by staff who have strong links with policy-makers and industry. Your Career Graduate economists are in high demand. Our graduates have entered careers in a wide variety of fields, in both the private and public sectors. A degree in economics gives you fantastic transferable skills, so whilst many of our graduates stay in economics, many go into other roles. Recent examples include positions within the Government Economics Service, Morgan Stanley, UK Parliament, Deloitte, OfGEM, Royal Bank of Scotland, KPMG, and research positions in academia. Several graduates go on to postgraduate study each year. Recent graduate roles include: Economist Consultant Financial analyst

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

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 codeLC18
Institution code S78
Campus nameUniversity of Strathclyde
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, or an essay-based A Level B may be considered in lieu of English; GCSE Maths 6/B
Scottish Higher AAAB - AABBB Higher English B; Maths National 5 B, or equivalent
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points No subject below 5 and including English SL5, Maths/Maths Studies SL5
Scottish HNC Pass Relevant HNC, A in Graded Units; for advice on entry to Year 2 contact Business School Admissions
Scottish HND Pass Relevant HND, A in Graded Units; for advice on entry to Year 2 contact Business School Admissions

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £15300 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Economics & Psychology at University of Strathclyde - UCAS