The minimum requirements for admission in BSc Economics at Queen's University Belfast for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:
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ABB + GCSE Mathematics grade A/7
|Irish Leaving Certificate|
H3H3H3H3H3H3/H2H3H3H3H3 + if not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O2 in Mathematics
Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70% + GCSE Mathematics grade A/7 or equivalent in Access Course.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma|
33 points overall, including 6,5,5 at Higher Level. If not offered at Higher Level then Standard Level grade 6 in Mathematics or GCSE Mathematics grade A/7.
|BTEC Level 3 Extended/National Extended Diploma|
QCF BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits at Level 3), with overall grades D*DD + GCSE Mathematics grade A/7.
RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) at Level 3), with overall grades D*DD + GCSE Mathematics grade A/7.
A BSc Economics degree allows students to analyse in-depth how economies function (macroeconomics) and how individuals make decisions (microeconomics). The models used by economists combine qualitative and quantitative techniques, and you will have the opportunity to gain analytical, computing, presentation, and writing skills. These transferable skills are highly sought after across industry, and also provide an excellent platform for future entrepreneurs.