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Economics and Gaelic Studies MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QL51

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    29th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    15th

    3 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    163

  • Graduate Prospects

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    67

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.50

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    07-SEP-20

Course Summary

Economics and Gaelic at Aberdeen adds to your thorough grounding in the global economy and how it works with an in-depth study of Gaelic, Scotland’s oldest living language and its origins and culture. The language, intellectual skills and Scottish perspective you will develop – combined with your strong business and economic skills – will give you an extra advantage for your career in business or another sector, especially with a Scottish or international dimension.In Economics, you will explore the microeconomics of business and society, macroeconomics of the world economy and economic problems in political, social and historical contexts, with a strong emphasis on applied learning. You will thrive in the dynamic, international environment of our Business School of 45 nationalities and be taught by experts including leading petroleum economist and government adviser Professor Alex Kemp and our health economists whose work influences Scottish and UK policy decisions on public health.Gaelic is an area of particular strength at Aberdeen. We have been teaching Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) and culture for one hundred years, led by teachers and researchers passionate about Gaelic and whose work directly influences Scottish policy on keeping Gaelic alive, healthy and important in Scotland today. Our students and staff play an important role in the Gaelic-speaking community in the north of Scotland through clubs, activities, networks and organisations. The skills you will gain through this combination will add to your strong appeal to business employers with additional career options for graduates fluent in Scottish Gaelic including teaching, Gaelic development, teaching, arts management and media.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

BBB

Details

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.In addition GCSE Maths is required, as well as GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

29th

About this University

The University of Aberdeen is the fifth oldest university in the UK, with a beautiful medieval campus dating back to 1495. The university attracts international academics and students at all levels of study, both on campus and via distance learning. It offers one of the largest medical campuses in Europe, as well as the stunning Sir Duncan Rice Library with its panoramic views across the cosmopolitan yet compact city and its golden beaches.

Address

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Regent Walk King's College

Aberdeen

AB24 3FX

UNITED KINGDOM