Undergraduate study

In the School of Economics, you will be taught by academics whose research is actively making an impact on policy and practice. Our courses are current and exciting, informed by internationally renowned research.

Single honours courses

Joint honours courses

International applicants

We welcome students from across the world. Find out more about country-specific entry requirements, language support and other resources available to you.

International Foundation Programme

If you do not have the required level of English to apply for one of our courses, you can apply for our one-year International Foundation Programme. This will develop your skills to the level needed for one of our undergraduate courses. Completing the course guarantees you a conditional offer from the University of Bristol. Our programme is also recognised by other UK universities.

International Scholarships

Our ‘Think Big’ scholarships for international students could help you fund your Economics study with us. You do not need to have received an offer to study before submitting an international scholarship application.

Foundation in Arts and Social Sciences (Cert HE)

Economics and Finance Pathway 

This one-year course will introduce you to a range of study skills designed to prepare you for studying Economics at undergraduate level. Find out more about the Economics and Finance Pathway.

Download our 2024-2025 UG Economics Course Comparison Guide

Compare our full range of undergraduate courses, including the option to add an extra dimension to your degree by combining a study abroad or integrated Masters option.

UG Economics Course Comparison Guide 2024-2025 (PDF, 110kB)

BSc Economics at Bristol: Christian's Experience

“The driving force for change in the future.” BSc Economics student, Christian Pusterla.

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Careers and employability

4th Most targeted by top UK employers (Graduate Market, 2023).

Our dedicated Careers Service provides: mentoring, internships, work experience, placements and much more.

Breaking the bias in finance: Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes

“You can't be what you can't see.” BSc Economics Alumna, Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes.

Economics + Study Abroad

Add another dimension to your degree by taking a year abroad at one of our partner institutions overseas.

See the full list of Economics courses including those with Study Abroad.

Academic and wellbeing support

We have a range of student services to ensure you have access to support for all aspects of your university life - academic, personal and practical.

Applying economics to any part of life: My experience studying BSc Economics

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