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Modern economics is highly mathematical, and graduates of our Mathematics with Economics BSc(Hons) gain a thorough understanding of both disciplines to develop a skillset valued by employers.
Developed in collaboration with industry experts, this accredited course has a focus on employability. You will work individually and in teams in a supportive environment, learning to communicate complex ideas and conclusions effectively to a wide range of audiences.
An integrated blend of maths and economics, two-thirds of the course concentrates on developing your mathematical abilities. A third is taught by specialists in the university’s Business School, focusing on economics with elements of business and finance.
Using sophisticated mathematical and statistical software such as Maple, R and SAS, you will develop core and advanced mathematical skills. You will also have the opportunity of a professional placement to build your experience and make industry connections.
In your first year of study you will be introduced to various aspects of mathematics, statistics and economics. Your second year gives you the opportunity to build on the skills and knowledge you have acquired in your first year. After your second year, you have the option of spending one year in industry. In your final year you will specialise in the areas of the course that interest you the most and undertake an individual project.
How to apply
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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
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points||
Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BBC–CCC (112–96 UCAS Tariff points) including A level Maths, or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range.
We will generally make you an offer if your predicted grades are at the top of this range. If your predicted grades are towards the lower end of this range we may still make you an offer if you have a good GCSE (or equivalent) profile or relevant non-academic achievements.
|A level||BBC - CCC||Must include a B in A level Maths.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 24 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3, to include 24 credits at Merit or above. Level 3 Maths units required.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||To include three subjects at Higher Level to include a grade 6 in Higher Level Maths.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H4|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|