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Economics and Mathematics BSc (Hons)

Lancaster University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

How can governments prevent house price bubbles? What are the economic effects of immigration? What price should a product have? If these types of questions intrigue you and if you have a numerate mind, this degree can help launch your career in industry, finance, the public sector, government or consulting.

You will be taught by leading academics, examining real-world issues. All first years study the Principles of Economics. Your A-Level in Mathematics or Further Mathematics will enable you to develop numeracy skills from day one.

We will introduce you to theory, evidence and policy analysis. This allows you to understand fundamental issues and topical concerns. In the first year, you will study Calculus, Further Calculus and Linear Algebra as well as Economics.

In your second year, you’ll progress to Computational Mathematics and build upon your first year knowledge of Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics. You can also select topics such as Game Theory, Econometrics and Intermediate Macroeconomics and Microeconomics.

Your final year sees you choosing modules taught by researchers active in that field. From Health Economics to Industrial Organisation, Medical Statistics to Advanced Macroeconomics, you can tailor your studies to suit your aspirations. High-performing students also have the chance to write a dissertation.

By the time you graduate, you will have acquired mathematical and analytical skills in demand by employers. You will have a powerful ‘intellectual toolbox’ to understand the world economy, business strategies, and financial dynamics.

Careers

As a graduate of Lancaster you’ll enjoy excellent employment prospects. Your qualification in Economics and Mathematics, along with your problem-solving skills, analytical abilities and organisational expertise, will make you highly desirable to employers.

Former graduates have been taken on as professional economists and economic advisers by the Bank of England, the Civil Service, management consultancies and diverse companies in a wide range of areas.

Your skills are also easily transferable to various roles such as marketing, management, advertising and consultancy.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAB

Subject requirement: A in A level Mathematics or Further Mathematics

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University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Students from over one hundred countries study at the Lancaster campus. An open and welcoming community, equality and diversity are valued.
Lancaster University offers students a range of high-quality, safe and comfortable accommodation.
Lancaster University campus has a vast array of facilities including shops, banks, hairdressers and coffee shops.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 78 2

    9th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    143 64%

    32nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    49th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    159 67%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    23rd

    4

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