BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Economics and Mathematics with an Integrated

Foundation  |  Placement Year:   No

The foundation year is designed to help you progress to a challenging and exciting career in economics and finance. Our carefully designed curriculum is particularly suitable for those who want to change direction, perhaps not having taken A-levels in mathematics or economics, and for mature applicants returning to study. You will quickly find that willingness to learn and determination is more important than prior knowledge.

The foundation year is hosted by the Department of Mathematics, to reflect the essential role of mathematics in your subsequent studies. Once you have successfully completed your foundation year with the grades needed for your chosen degree course in the Economics & Finance Department, you progress directly into Level 1 of that degree – there’s no need to re-apply via UCAS.

We look forward to helping you develop your learning and setting you firmly on the way to your chosen career.

 

Programme description

The foundation year is designed to help you progress to a challenging and exciting career in economics and finance. Our carefully designed curriculum is particularly suitable for those who want to change direction, perhaps not having taken A-levels in mathematics or economics, and for mature applicants returning to study. You will quickly find that willingness to learn and determination is more important than prior knowledge.

The foundation year is hosted by the Department of Mathematics, to reflect the essential role of mathematics in your subsequent studies. Once you have successfully completed your foundation year with the grades needed for your chosen degree course in the Economics & Finance Department, you progress directly into Level 1 of that degree – there’s no need to re-apply via UCAS.

We look forward to helping you develop your learning and setting you firmly on the way to your chosen career.

 

Key Modules

Talented people who have good technical or scientific qualifications, as well as imagination, enthusiasm and communication and organisational skills, are always in great demand. A wide variety of interesting and well-paid career opportunities are available.

Graduates of our BSc degree in Economics and Finance are employed in many fields, with roles at:-

  • NatWest
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • KPMG
  • The Treasury
  • Bank of England.

Additionally, our BSc degrees in Economics and Finance are accredited Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). 

Module & Subject

The foundation year covers material that would usually have been covered in A-level mathematics and economics, so that students are well equipped to begin BSc degrees in economics and finance.

All students will take the following modules:

  • Economics
  • Study Skills
  • Calculus
  • Discrete & Decision Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Algebra
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 4.0 or 75%

70% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 years
Course Fee:  16200.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER