What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades ABB to include History, plus either Economics or Maths (the Grade A must be in one of these three subjects). General Studies is welcomed, but not included as part of the standard offer. History at grade B.
Grades AABBB: accepted only in conjunction with 3 Advanced Highers at Grades shown.
Grades ABB to include History, plus either Economics or Maths (the Grade A must be in one of these three subjects). History.
32 points overall (core points accepted), including grades 6,5,5 in three Higher level subjects, which must include History, plus either Economics or Maths (the Grade 6 must be in one of these three subjects).
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 offers93%
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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Course content for year 1: Students are introduced to the main issues in modern history and economic history through courses exploring the history of globalisation and Britain's economic development. Students will also undertake core courses introducing them to the basic principles of modern economic theory. Course content for year 2: In the 2nd year of their degree programme, students will acquire a deeper understanding of specific areas of historical studies and their methodologies, as well as having the opportunity to explore techniques and debates connected with modern economic theory and/or political economy. Course content for year 3: Students in the final year of their degree programme will have the opportunity to undertake specialist courses in economics, modern history and/or economic history, as well as undertaking an independent research project.
As the biggest single-site University in the country, in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe, the University of Manchester gives students an unrivalled and unique learning experience. You'll enjoy studying at a world-class institution and being at the centre of a dynamic student population. The Students' Union has more than 300 student-run societies, from Aikido to Zoology.
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
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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Government and Politics
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