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Economics (Combined) (Soc Sci)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

Year 1: In first year you will study these courses: Introduction to the market mechanism; International trade; Economic development; Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic policy in an open economy.

You will also study two other subjects in year 1 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.

Year 2: In second year you will study these courses: Intermediate macroeconomics; Intermediate microeconomics; Introduction to mathematical economics; Economic data analysis.

You will also study one or two other subjects in year 2 according to your interests: see Degrees in Arts, Science and Social Sciences.

Years 3 and 4: If you successfully complete the courses in first and second year, you may progress to Honours (years three and four).

In third year you will take courses in microeconomic analysis and macroeconomic analysis. These courses develop advanced analytical tools that can then be employed in relation to other courses. You will also take courses in econometrics, which involves the statistical techniques of economic analysis. In fourth year the compulsory course of Government and the economy puts the skills you have developed in your first three years into action by studying current policy issues. In fourth year you will also work in teams on a series of projects that will develop your understanding of a range of important issues; present your results to your classmates; write a dissertation on a topic of your own choice.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry: Standard entry: 6 Highers at AAAAAA or Advanced Higher at BB plus AAAA (by end S6 with min AAABB after S5) including English and Maths (at A preferred).

Widening access entry: 5 Highers at AAABB/ABBBB (by end S6 with min ABB after S5) including English and Maths. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.


Grades and subjects may vary depending on combinations taken.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

Please refer to list below

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Social Sciences

Department

Adam Smith Business School

SCQF Level

10

Combination Courses

Economics/Archaeology
Economics/Business and Management
Economics/Central and East European Studies
Economics/Economic and Social History
Economics/Geography
Economics/History
Economics/Mathematics
Economics/Philosophy
Economics/Politics
Economics/Psychology
Economics/Social and Public Policy
Economics/Scottish History
Economics/Sociology
VL41
LN12
RL81
LVC3
LV11
GL11
LVC5
LL12
CL81
LL14
LVC2
LL61

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

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