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.
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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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
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Must have GCSE Maths at grade B/5 or above. GCSE grade C in Maths will be acceptable if applicants are studying Core Maths, Economics, or Business 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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|