Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematics and Economics

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Course summary

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The combination of economic theory and mathematical skills you gain on this degree will appeal to a wide range of employers. As well as pure and applied mathematics, you learn probability and statistical techniques that help you understand economics theories and address economic problems. You explore topics relating to Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, including: economic analysis and applications; global economics, and micro- and macro-economics.

Course details

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 codeGL11
Institution code N21
Campus nameMain Site (Newcastle)
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 AAB - A*BB including at least grade A in Mathematics and excluding General Studies.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma D: 45 credits 45 level 3 credits at Distinction including 15 level 3 credits in mathematical studies. A Newcastle University Mathematics and Statistics pre-entry course may also be required.
Scottish Higher AAAAB (combination of Highers and Advanced Highers) with AB at Advanced Higher level and including Mathematics at Advanced Higher grade A.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB including grade A in Advanced Higher Mathematics. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers acceptable. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 points with Mathematics grade 6 at Higher Level.
Extended Project We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H3 including Mathematics at Grade H1.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M2 including Mathematics at grade D3.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £18600 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For more information on fees visit:
Mathematics and Economics at Newcastle University - UCAS