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Economics with a Foundation Year (Elite Athlete Pathway) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    02-OCT-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Economics with a Foundation Year for Elite Athletes enables entry into any of our Economics courses for students that are classed as elite athletes by our performance sport centre and have not got the qualifications required for direct entry.Completing a foundation year will enable you to progress onto the first year of our Economics degree courses, provided the relevant progression criteria are met.Our foundation course is taught in-house by University staff including specialist Foundation teaching staff. As a student on the course you will be a full member of the University, with the same access to the Students’ Union, clubs, societies, sports facilities and support departments.You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, labs and tutorials. During the year you will undertake modules in Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Finance and Marketing and a choice of Applicable Maths or Statistics and ModellingCompleting this foundation course can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful academic career. Many who have completed the foundation pathway have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.This foundation course also offers the opportunity for students performing at a very high standard in their chosen sport, who wish to study at Loughborough, but do not have the required qualifications due to sporting commitments. It is ideal for students who wish to combine their performance sports training with academic study. If you think your sport profile qualifies you to be considered for the elite athletes programme, please contact performancesport@lboro.ac.uk before applying.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports, making it easy to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,200 research students spanning 90 nationalities and more than 800 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 19,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. Over 1,000 students are based on the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    153 70%

    22nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    15th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    24th

    17

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