Modern History with Economics BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Modern History with Economics BA (Hons)

BA Modern History with Economics is a flexible course built around the study of modern history, economic history, economics and political economy.

A key feature of the course is the opportunity you have to develop and apply transferable skills drawn from studying related academic disciplines in history and the social sciences.

Broad course units in history and economics constitute the core of the degree in the first two years, leading to more specialist options (in history and economics/political economy) in Year 3, including a 12,000-word independent research proj...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

16/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

V136

Institution Code

M20

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,A

Grades AAA to include History, plus either Economics or Maths. Typical Contextual Offer: Grades AAB to include History, plus either Economics or Maths for applicants who meet our contextual offer criteria.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

We normally require grades AAAAB in Scottish Highers, plus Advanced Higher at Grade A. These achievements must include History, plus either Economics or Maths. The Advanced Higher must be in one of those three subjects. English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 grade C / Intermediate 2 grade C / Standard Grade Credit level grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the Academic School(s) to which you plan to apply.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

We require a QAA-recognised Access to HE Diploma (a minimum of 60 credits overall with at least 45 at Level 3), with merit or distinction in a subject area relevant to the chosen course. The specific course requirements are a minimum of 30 credits with a Distinction grade, plus 15 credits with a Merit grade, all in a Humanities-related subject. Where possible, 15 of the Distinction credits should be in the pre-requisite subject required for A-levels. Applicants to Languages programmes are also required to have a minimum of GCSE grade B/6 in a modern language or in English Language.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36

36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects (including History, and Economics or Maths)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education including acceptable levels of Literacy and Numeracy, equivalent to at least Grade C or 4 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language and Mathematics. GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of G

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

AS

AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Scottish Advanced Higher

We normally require grades AAAAB in Scottish Highers, plus Advanced Higher at Grade A. These achievements must include History, plus either Economics or Maths. The Advanced Higher must be in one of those three subjects. English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 grade C / Intermediate 2 grade C / Standard Grade Credit level grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the Academic School(s) to which you plan to apply.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,D3

We consider applicants offering Pre-U Principal Subjects, or a mix of Pre-U and A Level subjects, provided a minimum of three distinct subjects overall is taken. Candidates taking Pre-U principal subjects in conjunction with A levels are expected to achieve a combination equivalent to D3, D3, D3 in the Pre-U or AAA at A level in three distinct subjects including History and Economics or Maths. If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the Academic School(s) you plan to apply to.

Extended Project

The University recognises the benefits of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills. Although the Extended Project will not be included in the conditions of your offer, we strongly encourage you to provide information about the EPQ in your personal statement and at interview. A number of our academic Schools may also choose to take your performance in the EPQ into account should places be available in August for applicants who narrowly miss the entry grades for their chosen course.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

The University welcomes and recognises the value of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma/Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and usually requires two A Levels or equivalent to be included within this. The minimum grade required will normally be the same as the lowest grade listed in the A Level entry requirements. If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the academic School(s) you plan to apply to.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

D

Based on achievement of the full National Extended Certificate with a Distinction grade, PLUS two A-levels at Grades AA (one of these A-levels should be in History; the other either Economics or Maths).

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

D

We consider the Technical Extended Certificate for entry, preferably in a subject relevant to the chosen course. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full Technical Extended Certificate with grade Distinction, plus two additional Level 3 qualifications such as A Levels at grades AA, one of which must be in History; the other must be in either Economics or Maths.

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