The combination of economic theory and mathematical skills you gain on this degree will appeal to a wide range of employers.
At a Glance
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A Level: AAB-ABB
IB: 35 points
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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
This Joint Honours degree benefits from teaching from both Newcastle University Business School and our School of Mathematics and Statistics, making sure you get expert tuition in both topics.
Highlights of this degree
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Economics at Newcastle is highly regarded, achieving a 92% overall student satisfaction score in the 2015 National Student Survey.
Mathematics and statistics at Newcastle achieved an impressive 95% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2015. Maths and Stats also ranks 11th overall in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
About Joint Honours in ScienceAbout Joint Honours in Science
This degree is part of the Joint Honours in Science programme. By studying two subjects, you develop a broad range of expertise and a set of skills that spans two specialist areas, equipping you for a range of careers.
Mastering two subjects together means you are well-prepared for the multidisciplinary challenges of the real world, developing the skills that employers value, such as:
- time management
You select from the same range of topics as Single Honours students and achieve the same high academic standard, but you cover fewer topics in each subject. The topics are closely linked to our research expertise, meaning you study at the cutting edge of the discipline.
You receive careers support in the form of a career development module personally tailored to your professional development. There's also excellent support on offer from the University's award-winning Careers Service.
You will be part of the community in the two Schools that deliver your teaching:
- Newcastle University Business School
- School of Mathematics and Statistics
You will also be part of the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, which is the administrative home of the Joint Honours in Science programme.
You'll be supported by:
- academic advisers for both of your subjects
- a personal tutor throughout your degree