Economics with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

Examine some of today's profound issues, from poverty to environmental protection, financial and monetary crises. Begin to think as an economist and learn how to construct and use economic models, helping you develop an understanding that will prepare you for the BSc in Economics. Immerse yourself in this exciting topic, joining our international community of staff and students. Learn from lecturers who advise UK and International organisations, expanding your global perspective and providing you with the tools to make a difference. The Foundation Year offers students from a wide variety of educational backgrounds and age groups access to university education and prepares you for our BSc Economics (Hons) programme. Choose to study Economics with a Foundation Year at Kent because: · upon successful completion of this course, you will gain direct entry to degree level study · you’ll learn from inspiring lecturers who advise UK, European and international organisations · you’ll gain ongoing support through our employability team, regular workshops and alumni talks, as well as our dedicated academic adviser and peer mentoring scheme. You learn how economists think and become familiar with the tools they use for analysing real economic problems. Develop your understanding on macro-economic issues such as inflation and unemployment, international trade, and the debate over where the UK economy sits within the European Union. The Foundation Year will introduce you to the core learnings within Economics, preparing you for the BSc Economics programme. You will have the chance to develop your academic skills, maths and statistic and even expand your knowledge beyond Economics by choosing an optional module from outside this course.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £13500 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

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Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes
Economics with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS