Queen Mary University of London

Economics and Politics Queen Mary University of London Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

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Examine the big issues facing the UK and the world from two different – and complementary – perspectives. The study of economics leads naturally to questions about the policies of governments. Our Economics and Politics degree explores both topics in equal depth and is especially suited to anyone with an interest in public policy and government decision-making. During the first two years you’ll cover macroeconomics and microeconomics, and learn to apply quantitative techniques. Final-year options apply this core knowledge to more specialised areas such as labour, industrial and health economics, technology and innovation, and business cycles. With a wide choice of politics modules, you can study the specific contexts of the UK, the EU, Africa, Russia, the US or Southeast Asia – or take a broader view with themes such as globalisation, racism and political violence.
You can also apply for this course:
with a Year Abroad
If your qualifications are not accepted for direct entry onto this degree, you may be able to apply for a foundation programme

Course details

Modules

Year 1
Compulsory
Career Success for Economics and Finance Students
Economics in Action
Macroeconomics 1
Mathematical Methods in Economics and Business 1
Microeconomics 1
Principles of Economics
Thinking Politically: Introduction to Concepts, Theories and Ideologies
Choose from
Background to British Politics
Global Histories

Assessment method

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in May or June.


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 LL12
Institution code Q50
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA To include A level Mathematics.

Excluded subjects - General Studies and Critical Thinking
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Queen Mary University of London welcomes applications from students currently studying Level 3 BTEC qualifications and will consider you for entry to the majority of our undergraduate courses. The typical entry requirements will vary according to the course you are applying for.

Some of our courses require specific subject knowledge which you may not be able to cover as part of a Level 3 BTEC qualification and we may therefore require additional Level 3 qualifications to ensure that you are suitably prepared for relevant courses. A small number of our courses do not accept BTEC qualifications for entry, either as a standalone qualification, or in combination with other qualifications at Level 3.

Information on our typical entry requirements and guidance for applying can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/btec/

If you are at all unsure about the acceptability of your BTEC qualification for entry, please contact the Admissions team for individual advice (admissions@qmul.ac.uk).
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma. The minimum academic requirement is to achieve 60 credits overall, with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction, and 15 credits at Merit or higher.
Applications are considered on a case by case basis. Applicants will also be expected to achieve, or have already achieved, A-Level Mathematics at grade A.
Extended Project We consider applications from students offering an EPQ and may make an alternative offer to include three A levels, one grade lower than our usual requirement, along with a specific grade in the EPQ.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of five GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade B or 5 or an acceptable equivalent will be required.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points 6,6,6 in HL subjects, to include a minimum of 6 in Standard Level Mathematics, if not being studied at Higher Level.

Excluded subject - Maths Studies.


English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please visit and search for your chosen course on our A-Z course finder at http://search.qmul.ac.uk/s/search.html?collection=queenmary-coursefinder-undergraduate&query=&sort=title - here you will find further details on fees and funding. Please also visit our A-Z course finder to view the amount of fee you would need to pay if you are an International fee paying student.

Provider information

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Queen Mary University of London
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Mile End Road
Tower Hamlets
E1 4NS


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