What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A*AA including Mathematics. Contextual offer: AAB including A in Mathematics. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/#contextual for more information about contextual offers.
Advanced Higher: AA including Mathematics, and Standard Higher: AAAAA
D*DD including Distinction in Maths for Engineering Technicians and Distinction in Further Maths for Engineering Technicians; or D*DD plus grade A in A-level Mathematics.
38 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, and 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics. 7 in Standard Level Mathematics (not Mathematical Studies) is accepted in place of 6 in Higher Level Mathematics. Contextual offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, and 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics. 7 in Standard Level Mathematics (not Mathematical Studies) is accepted in place of 6 in Higher Level Mathematics. Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/#contextual for more information about contextual offers.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 152 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers79%
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£9,250
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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This course combines the study of economics and econometrics with a wide range of optional units offered from across the school. Econometrics is the branch of statistics that economists use to verify or disprove theories and analyse the impact of policies and events on the future health of the economy. It has been developed because, unlike physical sciences, where controlled experiments are used to determine the effect of one thing on another, it is impossible to hold the economy constant while tinkering with a single variable. Econometrics provides the scientific means to overcome this issue, using empirical observations. Econometrics involves applying mathematical and statistical skills to analyse economic data. If you are interested in economics and want to have a good understanding of how economists test economic theories, and how that may inform the development of policy, then econometrics may be the subject for you. In 2015 (the most recent graduation cohort) all students on our economics degrees graduated with at least an upper second-class degree, well above the national average of 74 per cent (source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2015). 30 per cent achieved a first-class degree.
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