BSc Economics with Study in Continental Europe (L101)

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UCAS code L101
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £19,500 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study Part-time study is not available on this course

About BSc Economics with Study in Continental Europe

This degree extends our three-year BSc Economics to four years, with your third year spent studying economics at a university in Europe. It combines the challenging, broad academic content of our economics degrees with an overseas dimension that reflects the international nature of the economy.

We are pioneers of the innovative 'core econ' approach to teaching economics, which seeks to reconnect the study of economics with our experience of real life.

Our Economics courses build on this approach, with core mandatory units in economics and econometrics as well as a broad range of optional units which give you the opportunity to study varied areas. Econometrics, which involves the analysis of economic relationships using empirical data, builds on ideas taken from statistics, maths and economic theory and is a key part of all our degrees.

Years one and two cover underpinning material in economics and econometrics, and you can also choose from a range of optional modules. You will build on an appropriate language qualification with units in the language of your third-year host country.

You will then spend your third year studying economics in the host language of a partner university in France, Germany, Italy or Spain, before returning to Bristol for your final year. Visit Global Opportunities to find out more about where you can study abroad.

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Typical offer for BSc Economics with Study in Continental Europe - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
A*AA including Mathematics
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB including A in Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
38 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including either 6 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including either 6 at Higher Level or 7 at Standard Level in Mathematics
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, M3 is C
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Applied Science/Engineering/Maths and Engineering/Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Applicants must be taking a minimum of 15 Level 3 graded units of Mathematics, at least 12 of which must be at Distinction. Not all Maths units will be accepted. Alternatively, pass Access to HE Diploma (Business) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, plus A in A-level Mathematics.
BTEC offer D*DD in Engineering with Distinction in both Maths for Engineering Technicians and Further Maths for Engineering Technicians;
or D*DD in Applied Science plus A in A-level Mathematics
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AA including Mathematics, and Standard Higher: AAAAA
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer88% overall, with 8.5 in Mathematics
UK qualificationsFurther information about UK qualifications
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications
International Foundation Programme65% in 60 academic credits with no subject unit lower than 40%, including Foundations of Finance and Economics including Mathematics for Social Sciences at 60%

Specified subjects

Language requirement:
B in A-level or AS-level French, or
B in A-level or AS-level German, or
B in A-level or AS-level Spanish, or
7 in GCSE Italian (or equivalent)

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
See language requirement in 'Specified subjects' above
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile G
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How we assess your application

Admissions statements relate to 2019 entry and will be updated for 2020 entry in summer 2019.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS

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Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

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