Mathematics is key to solving economic problems. The ongoing drive for economic efficiency, as well as the increasing importance of technology and big data, means that mathematics continues to have a significant impact on how the world works. Demand for an in-depth economics perspective backed-up with mathematics skills comes from multiple sectors – from business and technology to finance and IT – and the career options available are varied. Studying Economics and Mathematics at Leeds will give you firm foundations in the theory and applications of mathematics and economics. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of micro and macroeconomics. You’ll get to grips with core concepts such as supply and demand, as well as developing your skills in econometrics. And your mathematics learning will give you a solid grounding in algebra, calculus, probability, statistics and more. Here at Leeds, we understand the importance economics and mathematics have in everyday life, which is why we have one of the largest mathematics research departments in the UK and our courses are shaped by the latest thinking. This course is delivered jointly by the School of Mathematics and the Leeds University Business School, equipping you with the relevant knowledge, skills and experience you need to begin your career. Why study at Leeds:
- Graduate with a degree from a university ranked in the World top 100, QS World University Rankings 2022, and accredited by the Royal Statistical Society.
- Our courses are shaped by our leading research in areas such as probability and financial mathematics, modern applied statistics, and analysis.
- Learn from world-renowned experts at Leeds University Business School, ranked 7th in the UK for Economics (Guardian University Guide 2021).
- Put theory into practice with access to modern facilities and computing equipment, complemented by social areas, communal problem-solving spaces and quiet study rooms.
- Develop your experience and boost your career prospects with our paid industrial placement opportunities or study abroad programmes.
- Benefit from our close links with organisations like Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics.
- Benefit from our partnership with the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE: B/6 in English Language
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English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any one component.
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