BSc Philosophy and Economics (VL51)

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UCAS code VL51
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 11

About BSc Philosophy and Economics

On this course you combine philosophy with economics, taking an equal number of credits in each subject.

For philosophy you will study units covering introduction to philosophy, logic, and realism and normativity, as well as undertaking an extended essay.

Economics is based on a series of core courses in economics and econometrics which you will study in all three years. You may also have the opportunity to choose a variety of optional units enabling you to study areas such as:

  • environmental economics
  • globalisation and development
  • the history of economic thought
  • industrial economics
  • international economics
  • labour economics
  • macroeconomic theory and policy.

More about Philosophy

Find out more about studying Philosophy and Economics at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for BSc Philosophy and Economics - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAA including A in Mathematics
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
ABB including A in Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
36 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level, with 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics or 7 in Standard Level Mathematics (not Mathematical Studies)
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics or 7 in Standard Level Mathematics (not Mathematical Studies)
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. A minimum of 15 credits in Maths are required with 12 of these, including Further Calculus, at Distinction.
BTEC offer DDD either including Distinction in Maths for Engineering Technicians and Distinction in Further Maths for Engineering Technicians; or plus A in A-level Mathematics
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerSH: AAAAB, AH: AA including Mathematics
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer85% overall including 8.5 in Mathematics
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

Subjects required at GCSE or equivalentNo specific subjects required.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements and policies for 2018 entry will be published in summer 2017. Statements and policies for 2017 entry are available for information:

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application.

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Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

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