What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAB (or ABB with a relevant EPQ)
Specific grades in Maths and English may be required. Contact Department for details.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers69%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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The BSc (Hons) Economics provides opportunities for students to broaden their horizons by European exchange and placement year schemes and through student-led Economics Society activities. Students will develop a range of transferable skills, disciplinary knowledge and an understanding of economics, delivered by research active experts in the field. The Department of Economics at City University London can offer an international experience with both staff and students from a very large range of countries. Most staff are research-active, creators as well as consumers and transmitters of the course content. Undergraduate students can spend four years completing their degree by undertaking a work placement between years two and three. The degree then awarded is the BSc (Hons) Financial Economics, Economics, or Economics and Accountancy, â??with Integrated Professional Trainingâ??. Recent placements have been with HM Treasury, RBS, GlaxoSmithKline, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Department for Work and Pensions, the Ministry of Defence, Goldman Sachs and the Financial Ombudsman Service. Economics and Financial Economics students have the opportunity to complete a smallscale research project in their final year. Economics and Accountancy students gain exemptions from professional examinations awarded by such bodies as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Year 1: core modules: Economics; statistics; mathematics; optional modules: philosophy; sociology; psychology; systems science; sociology workshop; psychology laboratory; computing; applied economics; history of journalism; biology and behaviour; foreign language; study skills; issues in contemporary philosophy. Years 2 and 3: Core modules: Economic theory; economic statistics; options; research project; optional year abroad or professional placement is available.
Ranked first in London for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2017), in the top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2017) and among the top four per cent of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015), City is a leading global institution located in the heart of London committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) for the purpose of some exemptions from professional examinations.
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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