Economics studies how wealth is created and distributed and informs government policy on sustainable economic growth.
Why Economics at Strathclyde?
4th in Scotland for Economics
(Complete University Guide 2019).
Study in a department which is home to the Fraser of Allander Institute – a leading research institute which offers internship and work placement opportunities for our students.
Use key economics concepts and models to better understand real world problems.
Develop excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly valued by employers.
Gain the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to a diverse audience.
Benefit from being taught by staff who have strong links with policy-makers and industry.
Graduate economists are in high demand. Our graduates have entered careers in a wide variety of fields, in both the private and public sectors. A degree in economics gives you fantastic transferable skills, so whilst many of our graduates stay in economics, many go into other roles. Recent examples include positions within the Government Economics Service, Morgan Stanley, UK Parliament, Deloitte, OfGEM, Royal Bank of Scotland, KPMG, and research positions in academia. Several graduates go on to postgraduate study each year.
Recent graduate roles include:
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
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.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - ABB||GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, or an essay-based A Level B may be considered in lieu of English; GCSE Maths 6/B|
|Scottish Higher||AAAB - AABBB||Higher English B; Maths National 5 B, or equivalent|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||No subject below 5 and including English SL5, Maths/Maths Studies SL5|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Relevant HNC, A in Graded Units; for advice on entry to Year 2 contact Business School Admissions|
|Scottish HND||Pass||Relevant HND, A in Graded Units; for advice on entry to Year 2 contact Business School Admissions|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.