University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
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
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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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
|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
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|