BAEcon Economics and Sociology / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
- 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.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
For this programme of study we will accept: Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at SL or HL and students must achieve a minimum of Grade 5
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
- Develop awareness of social science's contribution to understanding contemporary society.
- 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 or complete a professional placement.
The university organises open days every year in June, September and October.
These are an opportunity to find out about the course, meet students and staff, tour the campus, accommodation, finance, study abroad, and facilities.
If you receive an offer, we will invite you to a visit day where you learn about the School of Social Sciences, teaching and learning, study opportunities and student life.
Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For entry in 2020 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2021 entry.
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 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.
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