The Department of Economics is one of the country's leading departments specialising in political economy and heterodox approaches to economics as well as in the economics of development.
Research and teaching is pursued on a variety of topics and is unique in its depth and range of regional and specialised coverage including topics from contemporary banking and finance the economics of the environment, gender economics, global economic theory, as well as the economic development of a variety of regions from Japan to the Middle East.
Why study the BSc Economics at SOAS University of London
- we offer the broadest portfolio of modules on economics and political economy
- our unrivalled focus in the study of developing and emerging economies provides you with a more critical approach to economic theory
- our academic staff are specialists within an unparalleled range of emerging and developing economies, and a broad spectrum of theory and policy debates
- theoretical concepts and debates are expertly applied to real issues within the countries of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, as well as in the global economy and interdependencies therein
- you will be able to flexibly structure your programme using our Open Options modules to take advantage of the expertise of our other departments, including the opportunity to learn a language
- we are specialists in the delivery of languages. Your command of a language from SOAS will set you apart from graduates of other universities
Graduates have gone on to work for a range of organisations including:
- BBC World Service
- Bloomberg LP
- Capital Economics
- Goldman Sachs
- Grant Thornton
- United Nations Organisations
- World Bank
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Comparative Growth: Theoretical Approaches
- Essay Writing Workshop - Undergraduate Economics
- Macroeconomic Analysis
- Microeconomic Analysis
- Global Economic Policy
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A minimum of Grade B (grade 6 in the new structure) at GCSE for those without A-Level Maths
- A LEVELS:AAA-AAB
- IB:37 (666 at HL)
Alternative Entry Requirements
- Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction
- Scottish Highers: AAAAA
- Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA
- Irish LC: 360 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above
- Advanced Placement: 4 5 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0
- Euro Bacc: 85%
- French Bacc: 15/20
- German Abitur: 1.5
- Italy DES: 85/100
- Austria Mat: 1.5
- Polish Mat: Overall 80% including 3 extended level subjects
International19560 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19560 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
BA/BSc Language Year Abroad:
- UK Students: £1,385
- Overseas Students: £9,780
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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