Cardiff Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Accounting & Economics degree course at Cardiff Met has a strong emphasis on application and critical understanding. The course is professionally accredited by the by the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, so that students may obtain a number of exemptions from these bodies’ professional examinations and was also the first new university to adopt the new CORE curriculum in Economics.
In addition, we have a strategic partnership with Graham Paul Chartered Accountants, which provides for paid student placements with a view to graduate training contracts and our Economics tutors work with organisations such as the Government Economic Service to ensure our curriculum is cutting edge and relevant..
Students taking the sandwich option will also undertake a year-long work placement between their second and third years.
Economics degrees at Cardiff Met were ranked as the best in Wales according to the Guardian University League Table 2016 and 2017.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website - http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international/study/applying/Pages/How-to-Apply.aspx
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||112 points to include two C grades at A level or equivalent|
|A level||BBC||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two C grades|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
P: 0 credits
|112 points, other grade combinations accepted|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
Five GCSEs at grade C or above/grade 4 or above to include English Language and Maths. For Welsh applicants we will accept either GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy.
Five Scottish National 5 subjects at grade C or above to include English Language and Maths.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||To include 12 points from Higher Level subjects|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H3||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two H2 grades. Minimum grade H4 considered within points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||D*D*|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CCD||Other grade combinations totalling 112 points considered with a minimum of two D grades|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||C||112 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent to include grades CC. Skills Challenge Certificate accepted as the third subject|
To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate
If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52.0||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72.0||TOEFL Internet required.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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