36 months
15360 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Economics (Hons) programme offered at Ulster University emphasises those aspects of Economics that relate to the practical application of Economics to policy making, management and business. 


Economics (Hons) programme offered at Ulster University aims to provide students with the ability to apply economic principles and models to a wide range of issues as well as understanding the larger driving forces which shape economic and public policy.


  • Accountants
  • Assistant Economist
  • Compliance Officer
  • Investment Administrator
  • Stockbroker
  • Data Analyst
  • Risk consultant

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Accounting for Business
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Mathematics and Statistics for Economics and Business 
  • Skills for Economists
  • Microeconomics 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • International Economics
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Industrial Economics - Understanding and Regulating Markets

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-level grades BCC if including A-Level Mathematics or BBC if not completing A-level Mathematics.
  • Overall BTEC Level 3 QCF Extended Diploma with profile DDD in a relevant subject
  • OR BTEC Level 3 RQF National Extended Diploma with profile DMM in a relevant subject
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • The Scottish Highers requirement for this course is BCCCC to include minimum of grade B in Mathematics or grades BBCCC.
  • The Scottish Advanced Highers requirement for this course is CDD to include a minmum of grade C in Advanced Mathematics or grades CCD.
  • Overall International Baccalaureate profile minimum 25 points (12 points at higher level).
  • Overall Access profile of 63% to include 60% in NICATs Maths or GCSE Maths grade B/C* or 6/5.
  • GCSE
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status fees: £4630

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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