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Economics and Finance (3 Years) [BAEcon]

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UCAS course code
LN13
UCAS institution code
M20
Degree awarded
BA (Hons)
Duration
3 years
Number of places/applicants
In 2014 there were 2332 applications for 203 places on this pathway of the BA (Hons) Economic and Social Studies course.
Typical A-level offer
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall. 6,6,5 at Higher Level. No lower than 5 in any subject.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

All applications for undergraduate courses are made through UCAS

Find out more about the application process

Course description

  • Are you interested in the relationship between economics, finance and the social sciences?
  • Would you like a broad ranging, flexible and topical learning experience?
  • Do you want a degree that is delivered jointly by the Alliance Manchester Business School and the School of Social Sciences?
  • Would you like a chance to study abroad for a semester?

The Economics and Finance pathway of the BA (Hons) Economic and Social Studies programme - or BA (Econ) for short - is a long-established and popular degree.

Taught by experts in Economics and the Alliance Manchester Business School (home of Accounting and Finance), the degree features a broad range of internationally-recognised and research-led teaching in accounting, finance, economics and law.

You will also benefit from the ties that the University has with the three main accounting bodies (ICAEW, CIMA and ACCA) along with international businesses, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kellogg's and Rolls Royce.

Above all, Economics and Finance offers a flexible and relevant learning experience for anyone considering a career in finance, accounting or banking.

Accounting and Finance (NN43), Finance (N300) and Economics and Finance (LN13) all share a common first year. After your first year you can apply to switch to a different pathway.

Please only apply for one of these courses to start with.

Open days

  • Find out more and register for an Open Day

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

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £20,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate fees pages.

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.

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This course is delivered by:

School of Social Sciences

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
www.manchester.ac.uk/socialsciences
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