3 years full-time
AAA including A in Mathematics (full entry requirements)
September 2018 (term dates)
Economics is becoming more mathematical and now requires highly technical tools.
This maths and economics degree is a toolbox you'll apply to solving economic problems.
Around a third of our students go on to postgraduate study, many here at York.
Benefit from the expertise of two internationally-recognised departments.
Being able to study maths alongside one of the most important fields it is applied in, economics, in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is fantastic.Jordan, Economics and Mathematics (BSc)
Economists build mathematical models to decipher patterns, predict future developments and recommend strategies. You'll have the opportunity to learn about these in real-life situations, and discuss their application.
Full module descriptions can be found on the following pages:
There are a number of Study Abroad options at York. Here are some opportunities related to this course:
We'll establish your base in mathematics, then prepare you to learn some principles of economics in your first year.
In addition to the above you will also need to complete our online Academic Integrity module.
This module covers some of the essential skills and knowledge which will help you to study independently and produce work of a high academic standard which is vital for success at York.
This module will:
Your final year will focus on advanced economics and preparing you for your career.
Please note, modules may change to reflect the latest academic thinking and expertise of our staff.
Every course at York has been designed to provide clear and ambitious learning outcomes. These learning outcomes give you an understanding of what you will be able to do at the end of the course. We develop each course by designing modules that grow your abilities towards the learning outcomes and help you to explain what you can offer to employers. Find out more about our approach to teaching and learning.
|£9,250 (2017/18) |
Fees for 2018/19 are subject to increase in line with government policy. Updated fees information will be published as soon as possible after the government announcement.
UK/EU or international fees? The level of fee that you will be asked to pay depends on whether you're classed as a UK, EU or international student.
For more information about tuition fees, any reduced fees for study abroad and work placement years, scholarships, tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and living costs see undergraduate fees and funding.
We offer a number of scholarships to help cover tuition fees and living costs.
Nigel Thompson Memorial Scholarships are worth £3,000 each year to talented students from families of lower income.
Annie Curry Williamson Scholarships are worth £1,500 each year to talented students from families of lower income. Scholarships are awarded on a combination of academic potential and financial need.
Scholarships for students paying overseas fees are worth £500 to students paying fees at the overseas rate, providing you achieve AAA at A level in appropriate subjects. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.
You can use our living costs guide to help plan your budget. It covers accommodation costs and estimated social costs.
You’ll work with world‐leading academics who’ll challenge you to think independently and excel in all that you do. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace. Find out more about our approach to teaching and learning.
Lectures and seminars are the main mode of teaching. Some modules have practical computer classes. All modules are supported by extensive online material, including a discussion forum.
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures and seminars||288 hours|
|Independent study||912 hours|
Independent study may include preparation for lectures and seminars, follow up work, wider reading, practice completion of assessment tasks, or revision. Everyone learns at a different rate, so the number of hours will vary from person to person. In UK higher education the expectation is that full-time students will spend 1200 hours a year learning.
You will be based in the Department of Mathematics on Campus West. Your teaching will take place in a variety of locations on Campus West.
Our beautiful green campus offers a student-friendly setting in which to live and study, within easy reach of the action in the city centre. It's easy to get around campus - everything is within walking or pedalling distance, or you can always use the fast and frequent bus service.
Your assessments will mainly be examinations and regular homework.
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
Our maths and economics degree graduates are in great demand by many employers, who value skills that you'll develop with your degree.
AAA in three A levels, including Mathematics.
|Cambridge Pre-U||D3, D3, M2 in three principal subjects, including Mathematics.|
|European Baccalaureate||80% average, including 85% in Mathematics.|
|International Baccalaureate||36 points, including HL6 in Mathematics|
|Irish leaving Certificate||AAAABB, including A1 in Mathematics|
|Scottish Highers / Advanced Highers||AAAAB, including A in Mathematics.|
To apply to York, you will need to complete an online application via UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).
Accepted applicants will be invited to visit between November and April, to meet our current students and staff.
Contact our admissions tutor if you have any questions
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