University of Chester

Economics and History University of Chester Degree level: Undergraduate

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Teaching takes place at the Parkgate Road Campus.

During this course, you will learn the core subjects of an Economics degree, including micro- and macroeconomics, with examples and applications for day-to-day life, giving attention to the historical, social, political and international contexts that influence the development of modern Economics.

By studying the human past, it can help you gain a better understanding why the world is as it is and a greater appreciation of your place in it. Studying History will help you to acquire the skills that employers value, such as critical thinking, teamwork, communication skills, information handling and original thinking.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

For Economics, a variety of formative and summative assessments will be used, including in-class tests, individual and group presentations, written reports and essays, online quizzes, computer based exams or research projects, together with traditional written exams.

For History, you will be assessed through a variety of written work, as well as individual and group presentations. Written work assignments include book reviews, literature reviews, document analyses, essays, research dissertations, ranging from 500 words to 2000 words to 8000 words, and produced as coursework or in closed or open examinations.


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 6B97
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester
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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points All applicants must also have GCSE Mathematics at grade B (or above)
A level BCC - BBC One of these should include either Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, History, Politics or Sociology.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC Extended Diploma/Diploma: merit/distinction profile plus GCE A Level Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, History, Politics or Sociology
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 must be at Merit or above (including 15 in History)
Scottish Higher BBBB One of these should include History
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points Including 5 in HL History
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3 One of these should include History

Please note that the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs. All applicants must also have GCSE Mathematics at grade B (or above),


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
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

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions

01244 511000

Fax: 01244 511300