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Mathematics and Economics BSc (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: GL11

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The combination of economic theory and mathematical skills you gain on this degree will appeal to a wide range of employers.

Course overview

As well as pure and applied mathematics, you learn probability and statistical techniques that help you understand economics theories and address economic problems.

In Economics you explore topics relating to Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, including:

  • economic analysis and applications
  • global economics
  • micro- and macro-economics

In Mathematics you develop a thorough grounding in topics and techniques such as:

  • differential equations
  • probability
  • statistics

This joint honours degree benefits from teaching from both Newcastle University Business School and our School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, making sure you get expert tuition in both topics.

Teaching methods

Our degrees are taught through a combination of lectures, problem classes, tutorials, practical computer classes, computer-based assessments, and data collection and analysis.

Work placement

Get career ready with a work placement and leave as a confident professional in your field. You can apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place between stages 2 and 3.

You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.

If you choose to take a work placement, it will extend your degree by a year. Placements are subject to availability.

Your future

Employers look favourably on students who can demonstrate their abilities in more than one field. As a graduate of Mathematics and Economics you'll have acquired the ability to research, evaluate and communicate information, alongside developing specialist subject knowledge, practical and technical skills.

You'll have a range of educational and career opportunities, especially if the skills you have developed during your degree have been further enhanced by work experience.

In the past, our graduates have entered careers in the business and financial sectors or specialised further in their area of expertise such as accountancy and psychology. Graduates who wish to pursue a career in teaching will find that they are suitably qualified to study for a PGCE in either discipline. Those graduates who enter employment outside their discipline find a flexible degree of this nature is highly valued in professions such as management, commerce and the civil service.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,000per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 80 4

    39th out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    150 68%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    18th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    54th

    18
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    140 58%

    33rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    38th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    62nd

    39

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