University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Master the essentials any modern economist needs to know within social sciences and practical approaches. During this course, you will learn the core subjects of an Economics degree, including micro- and macroeconomics, with examples and applications for day-to-day life, giving attention to the historical, social, political and international contexts that influence the development of modern economics. The Foundation Year gives students an overview of key skills and knowledge in Social Sciences, preparing them for the core undergraduate content.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
We use a variety of formative and summative assessments will be used, including in-class tests, individual and group presentations, written reports and essays, online quizzes, computer-based exams or research projects, together with traditional written exams.
How to apply
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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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||72 points||Must have GCSE Maths at grade B/5 or above. GCSE grade C in Maths will be acceptable if applicants are studying Core Maths at A Level|
|A level||72 UCAS points from GCE A Levels|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access Diploma - Pass overall|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H4, H4, H4, H4|
Must have GCSE Maths at grade B/5 or above. GCSE grade C in Maths will be acceptable if applicants are studying Core Maths at A Level Other vocational qualifications at Level 3 will also be considered, such as NVQs. If you are a mature student (21 or over) and have been out of education for a while or do not have experience or qualifications at Level 3 (equivalent to A Levels), then our Foundation Year courses will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in your chosen degree.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|