University of Glasgow

Economics/Music University of Glasgow Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

ECONOMICS: - In studying economics you will learn how individuals and society make choices about how scarce resources are used, what products are produced and who gets to consume them. These choices depend on evaluating costs, benefits, risks and effects on others. Economics at Glasgow dates back to Adam Smith, who was a Professor at the University in the 18th century and is widely renowned as the father of modern economics. MUSIC: - If you have practical experience in music and a keen interest in the technical, cultural, historical, and philosophical questions it opens up, then this programme is for you. In each year you are given a range of options both in Music and other subjects, allowing you to design a degree pathway that caters to your own particular interests and strengths. In each year you are given a range of options from which to choose, allowing you to design your degree to cater to your own particular interests and strengths.

How to apply

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 code LW13
Institution code G28
Campus name Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level AAB Must include at least one Arts/Humanities subject.
Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at Grade B or above.
Must include at least AS level Music at grade B or above.
Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining AAB. Applicants who achieve AAB are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than AAB but higher than BBB will be considered for entry.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Acceptable in the appropriate subject area. Applicants who wish to study Economics and do not have Mathematics A Level must have Mathematics AS Level or GCSE at Grade A/B.
Must include at least AS level Music at grade B or above.
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits Acceptable in the appropriate subject area. Applicants who wish to study Economics and do not have Mathematics A Level must have Mathematics AS Level or GCSE at Grade A/B.
Must include at least AS level Music at grade B or above.
Scottish Higher ABBB - AAAAAB Must have English and Music.
Applicants who wish to study Economics and do not have Maths at Higher Level must have Standard Grade / Intermediate 2 / National 5 Mathematics at Grade A/B .
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points 3 HL subjects at 6,6,5 including English, Music AND a Humanities/Language subject. Whilst HL6 is preferred for English Music and Humanities/Language subjects, SL6 will be considered for ONE of the subjects.
SL Maths or Maths Studies must be passed at 4 or better.

SQA applicants entering from S5 are required to achieve AAAA/AAABB by the end of S5. Applicants who achieve less than AAAA/AAABB by the end of S5 but achieved at least ABBB MAY receive a conditional offer, but a decision will not be made on these applications until March once all applications have been reviewed. Conditional offers to these applicants will require them to achieve AAAAAB cumulatively by the end of S6.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £27,750 Whole course
EU £7,280 Whole course
International £70,480 Whole course
England £27,750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27,750 Whole course
Scotland £7,280 Whole course
Wales £27,750 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees, please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.

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