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BAEcon Economics
Learn how the social sciences can help you to understand today's world.

BAEcon Economics / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
BA (Hons)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAB
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

6,6,5 at Higher level, 35 points overall.  Applicants offering Mathematics or Maths Methods at standard or higher level must achieve a minimum of grade 5.

Applicants not holding GCSE English Language or equivalent must achieve grade 5 in standard or higher level English.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
In 2015 there were 1560 applications for 142 places on this pathway of the BA (Hons) Economic and Social Studies course.
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Are you looking for an engaged and interactive learning and studying experience?
  • Do you want to develop an awareness of the contribution of the social sciences to understanding contemporary society?
  • Looking for a course that prepares you for employment or further study in relevant areas at MA/MSc/PhD level?
  • Would you like a chance to study abroad for a semester?
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Post-offer visits

If you are made an offer we will email you an invitation to visit us late January, February or early March. These afternoons are organised by the School of Social Sciences and include a tour, a talk, refreshments and a chance to talk to students, lecturers and recruitment staff.

If you are visiting Manchester and would like to visit our admissions office please make an appointment in advance. (Call +44 (0)161 275 4470/1473 or email socialsciences@manchester.ac.uk )

Fees

Fees for entry in 2018 have not yet been set. For entry in 2017 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2018 entry.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Scholarships and bursaries are available to eligible Home/EU students, including the Manchester Bursary . This bursary is in addition to the government package of maintenance grants.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Social Sciences Undergraduate Admissions
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1473
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 4751
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/socialsciences
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