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Programme structure: Economics and Mathematics (BSc) - what's running in 2021/22

All mandatory units in Year 2 are must pass. For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Econometrics 1 EFIM20011 20 Mandatory TB-1
Intermediate Microeconomics EFIM20033 20 Mandatory TB-4
Intermediate Macroeconomics EFIM20034 20 Mandatory TB-4
Probability 2 MATH20008 20 Mandatory TB-2
Select 40 credit points from the following Mathematics units:
Applied Partial Differential Equations 2 MATH20402 20 Optional TB-2
Multivariable Calculus and Complex Functions MATH20015 20 Optional TB-1
Ordinary Differential Equations 2 MATH20101 20 Optional TB-1
Mathematical Programming MATH20014 20 Optional TB-2
Students may request to weight towards Economics in Year 2. Students may take up to 20 credit points from the following Economics units, in place of 20 credit points Mathematics units. Permission to weight must be granted by both schools.
Applied Microeconomics EFIM20002 20 Optional TB-2
Econometrics 2 EFIM20036 20 Optional TB-2
Growth and Development ECON20023 20 Optional TB-1
History of Economic Thought ECON20021 20 Optional TB-2
Diploma of Higher Education   120    

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Additional progress information

Students are permitted to conditionally progress to the next year of study and make up a credit deficit where they have failed a particular optional or open unit or units provided this meets the conditions of the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.
For further information and a definition of must pass units and conditional progression please see the Glossary of Terms.

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