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Economics and Geography BSc (Econ) (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: LL17

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science in Economics (with Honours) - BSc Econ H

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Economics and geography have been moving ever closer in their concerns. The fields of development and the environment are obvious examples. This challenging combined-studies programme is designed to equip students with a thorough grounding in the theoretical principles and techniques of application in both fields.

Your learning

Your timetable will include lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes. As you progress, the focus shifts to independent and critical learning, with student-led discussions becoming more important. While the structure of the degree is well defined, it is still possible to make some changes to this - to allow for dissertations and fieldclass work, for example.

Assessment

First-year assessment combines independent coursework completed throughout the year with written examinations taken at the end of the year. In the second and third years, the assessment may vary between modules, some combining written examinations with various types of independent projects, some assessed solely by written examination.

Careers

Having been trained in both sciences and humanities, UCL geographers are skilled in taking different perspectives on an issue, working independently and adapting to changing circumstances. Skills gained through the further study of economics include finding solutions to real-world problems, mathematical skills and an enhanced understanding of political and economic events.

A degree combining economics and geography has proved attractive to many employers, particularly those in business and commerce, the public sector and international organisations.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 25,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : A*AA

Mathematics required with grade A*.Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 80 5

    4th out of 71 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    199 90%

    4th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    4th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    60th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    189 94%

    3rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    13th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    41st

    5

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