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BAEcon Economics and Politics
Study the political world as it relates to economics and societies.

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BAEcon Economics and Politics / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
BA(Hons)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAB
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
ABB
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
6,6,5 at Higher level, 35 points overall. Applicants offering Mathematics or Maths Studies at Standard or Higher level must achieve a minimum of grade 5. Applicants taking English Language A must achieve grade 4 at Higher or Standard level. Applicants offering English Language B must achieve grade 5 at Higher level and grade 6 at Standard level.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Develop understanding of the relationship between economics and the wider political world.
  • Benefit from an engaging and interactive learning experience at one of the UK's most historic centres for economic study, where three Nobel prize-winners have worked.
  • Enjoy the opportunity to study abroad, and graduate prepared for employment or further study.
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If you apply and receive an offer, we will invite you to a visit day where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the School of Social Sciences, teaching and learning, study opportunities and student life.

For more information, see Open days .

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

Scholarships and bursaries are available to eligible home/EU students, including the Manchester Bursary . Approximately a third of all our undergraduate UK students will receive bursaries of up to £2,000 per year, in addition to the government package of maintenance grants.

You can get plenty of information and advice on student finance to help you manage your money.  

Contact details

School/Faculty
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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