Economics

BSc ECONOMICS WITH A PLACEMENT YEAR

Assessment for Year 1

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, includingessays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Assessment for Year 2

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, including essays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Assessment for Year 3

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, including essays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Assessment for Year 4

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, including essays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Students with A-level Maths or equivalent will be enrolled on ECO-4003A Mathematics for Economists instead of ECO-4001A Introductory Mathematics for Economists.

Assessment for Year 1

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, includingessays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Assessment for Year 2

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, including essays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Students will select 120 credits from the following modules.

Assessment for Year 3

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, including essays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Students will select 120 credits in total across Option Ranges A & B. Students will select no more than 70 credits in any semester. Students may only select 20 credits of ECO-5* modules in their final year.

Assessment for Year 4

You will be assessed through exams and different types of coursework, including essays, presentations, research exercises and group work.

Each type of assessment plays its part – for example:

  • Essays will test your general levels of understanding and ability to apply concepts

  • Course tests will check you have mastered the technical material

  • Exams will provide the opportunity for open-ended treatment of material

  • Econometric projects will test your ability to apply, interpret and assess statistical techniques

  • Critical reviews of academic articles will check your understanding and ability to critically assess.

In some modules we use audience response system technologies, which help to establish a dialogue with your teachers and give you feedback in real time.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Virtual Open Day   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

AAB excluding General Studies or ABB excluding General Studies with an A in the Extended Project.

BTEC

DDD. Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration.

Scottish highers

AAAAA

Scottish highers advanced

BBC

Irish leaving certificate

4 subjects at H2, 2 subjects at H3

Access course

Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Distinction in 36 credits at level 3 and Merit in 9 credits at Level 3.

European Baccalaureate

80%

International Baccalaureate

33 points

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics at a minimum of Grade B or Grade 5 at GCSE and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 at GCSE.

 

Additional entry requirements

If you do not meet the academic and or English requirements for direct entry our partner, INTO University of East Anglia offers guaranteed progression on to this undergraduate degree upon successful completion of a preparation programme. Depending on your interests, and your qualifications you can take a variety of routes to this degree:

International Foundation in Business, Economics, Society and Culture (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

International Foundation in Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

Alternative Qualifications

UEA recognises that some students take a mixture of International Baccalaureate IB or International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme IBCP study rather than the full diploma, taking Higher levels in addition to A levels and/or BTEC qualifications. At UEA we do consider a combination of qualifications for entry, provided a minimum of three qualifications are taken at a higher Level. In addition some degree programmes require specific subjects at a higher level.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components)

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Please click here to see our full list.

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study:

Pre-sessional English at INTO UEA

Academic English at INTO UEA 

 

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time.

 

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application.

 

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

 

Course Reference Number: 1545513

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Information on tuition fees can be found here.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

You are eligible for reduced fees during your placement year. Further details are available on our Tuition Fee website.

There may be extra costs related to items such as your travel and accommodation, which will vary depending on location.

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of other course-related costs.

Course Reference Number: 1545513

How to apply

Applications need to be made via the Universities Colleges and Admissions Services (UCAS), using the UCAS Apply option.

UCAS Apply is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time Undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is made up of different sections that you need to complete. Your application does not have to be completed all at once. The application allows you to leave a section partially completed so you can return to it later and add to or edit any information you have entered. Once your application is complete, it is sent to UCAS so that they can process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is E14.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please complete our Online Enquiry Form to request a prospectus and to be kept up to date with news and events at the University. 

 

Course Reference Number: 1545513
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Science
UCAS course code
L10P
Entry Requirements
AAB
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