You will study Economics 1A, which is accessible to those who have not previously studied economics, but is challenging to those who have. You will also study two courses of your choice from other academic areas of the University.
You will study Economics 2, which builds on your knowledge from Year 1. You will also study Issues in Global Economics and choose optional courses from other subject areas.
You will start to study core economics topics in more detail and will be introduced to econometrics. You will take further courses in economics or, if you are studying for a joint honours degree, you will take courses from your other subject area.
You will be able to choose from a wide range of specialist courses including Globalisation, Trade and Development, Economics of Transition, Economics of Financial Markets, Labour Economics and Monetary Theory and Policy. You will also complete an honours dissertation.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at AAAA (minimum) but typically AAAAA (by end of S5 preferred) including Maths at A (or Advanced Higher Maths at B) plus English at National 5 at C. Advanced Higher Maths recommended.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Maths at A (or Advanced Higher Maths at B) plus English at National 5 at C. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting by end of S5. Advanced Higher Maths is recommended.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences