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Economics, MA(SocSci)/BAcc/BSc/

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Economics at University of Glasgow dates back to Adam Smith, who was a Professor at the University in the 18th century and is widely renowned as the father of modern economics.

You will study the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics and will have the opportunity to develop an interest in fields such as government policy, developing countries, the economics of business, and international trade and finance.

Career

All Economics students have the opportunity to take the ILM accredited Professional Skills Programme, which is designed to improve your professional skills, prepare you for work and to develop the attributes you need to excel in your career.

Our graduates develop skills in research, analysis, communication, teamworking, decision making and problem solving. Recent graduates have been employed by Ernst & Young, Morgan Stanley, Shell, Scottish Government, National Australia Group Europe and Hays PLC, among many other organisations.

Accreditation

  • The Adam Smith Business School has specialised international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and from the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), operated by the European Foundation for Management development (EFMD). Our teaching provision is accredited by the Association of Business Schools and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This “triple crown” accreditation puts us in the top league of international business schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the market mechanism
  • International trade
  • Economic development
  • Macroeconomics
  • Macroeconomic policy in an open economy
  • Introductory mathematical economics
  • Introductory quantitative techniques.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

A-LEVELS

  • Standard entry requirements: AAB guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum entry requirements: BBB considered for offer if additional requirements met.
  • Additional requirements: One A-level Arts, Humanities or Language subject. GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or Grade 5–6).

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

  • Standard academic entry requirements: HL6 English and a Humanities subject at HL6/SL6.
  • Minimum academic entry requirements: 32 points including three HL subjects at 6,5,5 considered for offer if additional requirements met.
  • Additional requirements: Three HL subjects including English at HL6 or SL6 and SL4 Mathematics or Mathematic Studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21920 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £27,750

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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