Study with us • 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 Why this course? • Following the recent global economic crisis, economics is more important and relevant than ever. Decisions on money, banking, interest rates, taxation and government spending affect us all, with global consequences. • Economics aims to understand the activities of the different agents in the economy – consumers, producers and the government – and how they all fit together. • Our degree will give you the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to different audiences. You’ll also develop excellent mathematical, statistical and problem-solving skills. • In Psychology, you’ll study human behaviour. Psychological research is motivated by the desire to understand both general behaviour (how we learn, remember, co-ordinate our actions and interact with others) and the reasons for the differences between individuals, such as personality or intelligence.
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
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.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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||AAAA - AAABB||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
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.