UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This degree, aimed at ambitious and mathematically capable students, provides a thorough grounding in economic theory, along with the technical tools, mathematics and statistics to assist in mastering the theory. Our highly regarded department offers a stimulating learning environment in central London, close to the world's largest financial centre.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Economics; applied economics; introduction to mathematics for economics. Year 2 examples: Microeconomics; macroeconomic theory and policy; quantitative economics and econometrics. Year 3 examples: Experimental economics; ethics in applied economics; economics of financial markets.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc £16,690  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher A1AA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAA
  • GCE A-level A*AA
  • European Baccalaureate 90%
  • International Baccalaureate 39
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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84% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 90%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 93%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 91%

£27,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 75
Studying 10
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 99%

Total Coursework: 1%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation