Interested in 2022 entry?

Explore our online prospectus for information about joining us next September.

Find out more – undergraduate prospectus 2022

Undergraduate courses for entry in 2021

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  • Unrivalled choice of more than 260 course units over three years

  • Largest student society with more than 2,000 members, sponsored by Ernst & Young

  • First run in 1903, the BAEcon is Manchester’s longest running degree course

  • Opportunity to apply for a year’s industrial placement via the ‘with Professional Experience’ programme

Why study Economic and Social Studies (BAEcon) at Manchester?

This is a flexible, innovative and multidisciplinary degree that allows you to study an unrivalled range of subjects before deciding on your pathway at the end of your first year. So you can make crucial decisions about your study as you progress we offer two streams.

The first is for students who want to study Accounting and Finance, Finance, or Economics and Finance. You can also study Economics alongside Social Statistics, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations and Sociology.

On graduating, your degree certificate will state your specialisation in your final year subject(s).