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BA(Hons) Economics is a modern applied course that focuses on applying the latest post-crisis economic theory to real and relevant problems.
It's accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), giving valuable exemptions from professional exams.
Our modules are informed by a pluralist approach to economic thinking and alternative schools of thought that are shaping economics. These include new-institutional economics, happiness economics, and evolutionary economics.
Learning this way will give you a deeper understanding of real-world economic relationships and make you attractive to employers.
Analyse numerous real-world issues, including irrational behaviour, how firms really operate, the cost of continued economic growth and sustainability, post-crisis banking, development and migration. Your analysis will include an integral pure mathematics strand.
With an emphasis on skills development and real-world experience, this course gives you regular access to industry through placements, field trips and guest lectures.
Our graduates go on to successful careers in banking, finance, accountancy, industry, retail, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and government.
They work as Financial Analysts, Stockbrokers and Pricing Analysts. They work across private and public sector organisations including Hargreaves Lansdown (stockbroker), HM Treasury, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst and Young, Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, Warner Music UK and Rolls Royce.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||A-level subjects: Grade C or above in Maths. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||To include 6 units in Maths.|
|Access to HE Diploma||15 level 3 credits at merit in Mathematics.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Grade C / 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics or Statistics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||A minimum grade of 5 in higher level Maths.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3 in Mathematics.|
We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://courses.uwe.ac.uk/L190/