|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
GCSE Mathematics grade 7/A
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A Joint Honours degree programme involves the study of two subjects to Honours degree level. If you study a subject in a Joint Honours programme, you work at exactly the same level and to the same academic standard as students taking that subject in a Single Honours programme. Joint Honours students are simply required to choose fewer topics from the range of options available in each half of the programme.
If you want to take advantage of a unique opportunity to be supported with a work placement opportunity as part of your final year, this course includes the opportunity to undertake a ‘Professional Development’ module as part of your optional module choices.
Principles of Economics
Applied Economics and Statistics
Three Politics modules
You must also take one of the following: (dependent on whether you have A level Mathematics)
Introduction to Mathematics for Economics
Mathematics for Economics
Three optional Politics modules
One module from the following list:
Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Financial Markets and Institutions
China and the World Economy
Contemporary Issues in the UK Economy
Mathematical Methods for Economics
Mathematical Methods for Statistics and Econometrics
You will take 60 credits worth of Economics and 60 credits worth of Politics modules. All modules listed are worth 20 credits unless stated otherwise.
Economics Extended Essay (20 credits) or Politics Dissertation (40 credits)
You must take one or both of the following:
If taking one of the above, you must choose four modules from the list below. If taking both, then three modules are taken from the list below:
Optional modules from Economics:
Advanced Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Advanced Financial Markets and Institutions
History of Economic Thought
International Trade Theory and Policy
Monetary Policy and Dynamic Macroeconomics
Decision Theory and Games
Economics of the European Union
The Political Economy of Russia
You will also take Politics optional modules.
Your Birmingham degree is evidence of your ability to succeed in a demanding academic environment. Employers target Birmingham students for their drive, diversity, communication and problem-solving skills, their team-working abilities and cultural awareness, and our graduate employment statistics have continued to climb at a rate well above national trends. If you make the most of the wide range of services you will be able to develop your career from the moment you arrive.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.