An Economics degree can help to unlock a huge variety of careers, from investment banking and management consultancy to politics and management roles in global organisations.

The BSc Economics degree at Swansea University has an excellent reputation for producing elite graduates, many of whom have progressed to work with world-leading brands such as Barclays, HSBC and PwC.

You will be taught economic theory blended with mathematical and statistical elements. This helps to build the analytical tools, knowledge and techniques needed to thrive in a financially rewarding economics position.

Constantly updated to maintain a modern, real-world relevance, the BSc Economics is equally suitable if you are targeting a career as an economist, if you are open to employment across different economic and financial fields, or if you are considering an extended path of postgraduate studies.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
L100,L101,L1W0 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

A-level Qualification

Offers for programmes in the School of Management are usually within the range of 'ABB-BBB' or equivalent.

All applications are considered on an individual basis, with GCSE grades, AS Level subjects and grades, work experience, references and personal statement taken into account.

Variable offers are made dependent on subjects studied.

No A-level in Business, Economics, Maths or Accounting/Finance is required. We do not consider General Studies as an A-level subject for offer purposes. Students may combine A-levels with other qualifications below. GCSE Maths and English minimum C grade is also required.

International Baccalaureate

The School of Management will make offers to students with predicted (or achieved) IB of 32-33 or higher.

BTEC (18-unit)

The School of Management will make offers to students with predicted (or achieved) BTEC results of DDM or better.

English Language

Non-native English speakers must achieve 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent tests.

For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of pre-sessional training programmes that you may take before starting your degree programme.

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