Economics and Business Management

Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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This degree combines study of the key concepts, tools and techniques of economics with a thorough understanding of business. You develop an understanding of economic issues in modern society, and of the global and national settings in which economic activities take place. An optional work placement year provides the chance to gain real-world business experience with a globally recognised company and enhance your employability.

Course details


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

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.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

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 Excluding General Studies. Guidance on preferred A level subjects can be found in the Entry Requirements for this degree at www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/ Achievement of a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C or 8-4, or equivalent, is normally required. This must include GCSE Mathematics grade A or 7 and English Language or Literature grade B or 6, if not taken at A or AS level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Business-related subjects preferred. Achievement of a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C or 8-4, or equivalent, is normally required. This must include GCSE Mathematics grade A or 7 and English Language or Literature grade B or 6.
Access to HE Diploma D: 45 credits M: 0 credits P: 0 credits To include at least 6 credits in maths or quantitative methods. Achievement of a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C or 8-4, or equivalent, is normally required. This must include GCSE Mathematics grade A or 7 and English Language or Literature grade B or 6.
Scottish Higher AAABB Mathematics required at National 5, minimum grade A (or grade 1 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) and English required at National 5, minimum grade B (or grade 2 Standard Grade or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Where a candidate bypasses the assessment for National 5 qualifications, a minimum of grade B in the Higher in Maths and grade C in the Higher English is required. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Please see the Additional Information section about further GCSE (or equivalent) requirements.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies and English (Language and/or Literature) required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level. Please see the Additional Information section about further GCSE (or equivalent) requirements.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H3 Normally to include Mathematics. Please see the Additional Information section about further GCSE (or equivalent) requirements.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M2 Achievement of a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C or 8-4, or equivalent, is normally required. This must include GCSE Mathematics grade A or 7 and English Language or Literature grade B or 6, if not offered at Higher Level. Please see the Additional Information section about further GCSE (or equivalent) requirements.

Achievement of a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C or 8-4, or equivalent, is normally required. This must include GCSE Mathematics grade A or 7 and English Language or Literature grade B or 6.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £18000 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: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/
Economics and Business Management at Newcastle University - UCAS