What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Mathematics at grade A.
DDD in Business diploma plus grade B in A-level Mathematics.
Including Grade 5 in Higher Level Mathematics
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers89%
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
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
The Department of Economics prides itself on its teaching excellence so you can be assured that you will find yourself being immersed in a stimulating and innovative learning environment, which will enable you to realise your potential and to compete alongside the very best. You will be taught by leading experts who have both an excellent academic reputation and real world experience. This is for you if you want to investigate in depth the application of mathematics and statistics to core areas of economics. This course offers an excellent preparation for careers in economic research, statistical forecasting and econometrics, as well as those in traditional areas of economics such as management, finance and accountancy.
Year 1: Core modules: mathematical statistics; mathematical techniques; economics; business; finance; information technology. Year 2: Core modules: microeconomics; macroeconomics; statistics and mathematical approaches to economics. Year 3 Core modules: advanced microeconomics and advanced macroeconomics; econometrics; economic forecasting.
Leicester boasts so many attributes it is impossible to list them all, but students choose to study here because Leicester feels like home the moment you set foot on campus. Our Major/Minor degrees enable you to create your own degree where you can study a core area in depth (your major subject), while also exploring an additional area (your minor subject). Our Students' Union is home to the O2 Academy Leicester bringing great bands and club nights to our building!
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||21%||28%||21%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
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