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Focus on the quantitative side of economics, applying advanced mathematical techniques to real-world situations.
In the first year you’ll build a foundation in microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative analysis, and in pure and applied mathematics, probability and statistics. The second year focuses on statistical methods and modelling and econometrics, alongside further studies in economics.
In the final year you choose from an exceptionally wide range of modules across both disciplines, steering your studies to match your interests or career goals. Cover previous topics in more depth, or branch out in a new direction. Options range from quantitative methods in economics and finance to corporate strategy and management of technology. Mathematical modules could see you studying chaos, actuarial mathematics or cryptography.
Joint teaching from the School of Mathematical Sciences and the School of Economics and Finance means you’ll learn from experts across both fields, and benefit from the support of two academic schools.
You can complete your Economics, Statistics and Mathematics degree in three, four or five years.
If you choose to spend a year studying abroad or take a year in industry, this will take place in Year 3, and the Year 3 modules will instead be studied in Year 4.
If you are taking an integrated foundation year, this will take place before Year 1.
DisclaimerThe programme structure shown is for prospective/new students and may vary for existing students.
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
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International students can apply for our Economics, Statistics and Mathematics BSc with an Integrated Foundation Year. The foundation year, taught on campus by Queen Mary lecturers, prepares you for the rest of the programme and can be started in either September or January.
Develop your business skills and spend a year on placement – apply for our Year in Industry option. You'll put your understanding of economics into practice in a real-world environment, gaining invaluable experience for your future career. Find out more.
Go global and study abroad as part of your degree – apply for our Economics, Statistics and Mathematics BSc with a Year Abroad. Queen Mary has links with universities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia (partnerships vary for each degree programme).
Find out more about study abroad opportunities at Queen Mary and what the progression requirements are.
You will receive approximately three hours of weekly contact time per module, comprising lectures led by academic staff and smaller seminar groups.
For every hour spent in class, you’ll complete a further two to three hours of independent study.
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Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in January and May.
The School of Mathematical Sciences invested approximately £18m in a transformative project to create an inspiring, collaborative space for staff and students.
The new Mathematical Sciences building features:
The Graduate Centre, Home to the School of Economics and Finance
Alternative offers may be made to applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification.
For further information please visit: qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/epq
Our standard contextual offer: Grades AAB with A in Maths at A-Level. Excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics, Maths Studies.
Our enhanced contextual offer (for care experienced students, refugee/asylum seekers or students who have completed Realising Opportunities or Access to Queen Mary): Grades ABB with A in Maths at A-Level. Excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics, Maths Studies.
More information on how this information is used for a contextual offer can be found on our contextualised admissions page.
This programme combines a three-year degree with a bespoke foundation year, providing you with a smooth pathway as an international or EU student whose prior education or English language proficiency does not enable you to apply directly for a three-year degree.
This programme is designed for students who have completed a good high school education that consists of at least 12 years study. For full country specific entry requirements and qualification equivalencies visit: qmul.ac.uk/international/countries
Applicants who have studied A levels in the UK will be considered on a case by case basis.
If you have taken both GCSE and A level exams (or equivalent qualifications) in the UK you will not be considered for admission to this programme. In such cases we recommend that you apply for the relevant three year programme with entry in year 1.
English language requirements
Minimum of IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
We accept a wide range of European and international qualifications in addition to A-levels, the International Baccalaureate and BTEC qualifications. See the School of Economics and Finance entry requirements for detailed information by country.
Find out more about our English language entry requirements, including the types of test we accept and the scores needed for entry to the programme.
You may also be able to meet the English language requirement for your programme by joining a summer pre-sessional programme before starting your degree.
See our general undergraduate entry requirements.
UK students accepted onto this course are eligible to apply for tuition fee and maintenance loans from Student Finance England or other government bodies.
Please note that UK students accepted onto Integrated Foundation courses starting in January are not eligible for student loans from Student Finance England.
Queen Mary offers a generous package of scholarships and bursaries, which currently benefits around 50 per cent of our undergraduates.
Scholarships are available for home, EU and international students. Specific funding is also available for students from the local area. International students may be eligible for a fee reduction. We offer means-tested funding, as well as subject-specific funding for many degrees.
Find out what scholarships and bursaries are available to you.
We offer specialist support on all financial and welfare issues through our Advice and Counselling Service, which you can access as soon as you have applied for a place at Queen Mary.
Take a look at our Student Advice Guides which cover ways to finance your degree, including:
This programme will prepare you for a career involving quantitative methods in economics. It provides an entry route for both private and public sectors, as well as for further academic studies.
Recent Economics, Statistics and Mathematics graduates have been hired by:
Both schools run regular careers workshops and events. Our annual 'Focus on Economics' and 'Focus on Finance' programmes offer exclusive workshops which will give you a thorough understanding of the careers in consulting, government, investment banking, insurance, trading and more.
We arrange a number of work experience opportunities and organise a competitive Careers Taster Scheme giving students opportunities to visit a range of employers – which in the past has included Barclays, Lloyds of London and KPMG.
The Queen Mary careers team can offer:
Learn more about career support and development at Queen Mary.
Economics, Statistics and Mathematics - BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Economics, Statistics and Mathematics with Integrated Foundation Year - BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Economics, Statistics and Mathematics with a Year in Industry - BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Economics, Statistics and Mathematics with a Year in Industry and Integrated Foundation Year - BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Economics, Statistics and Mathematics with Year Abroad - BSc (Econ) (Hons)
Economics, Statistics and Mathematics with Year Abroad and Integrated Foundation Year - BSc (Econ) (Hons)
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The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary is ranked fourth in London and 25th among all economics departments nationally by the Complete University Guide 2020. As one of London’s top Schools of Economics and Finance, we provide a solid foundation in economic and financial theory and practice, driven by research-led teaching from experts in the field, ensuring that not only will you be studying at the cutting edge of these disciplines, but also across a wide range of extracurricular school activities to enhance your learning experience.
With over 60 passionate academic staff, our School is an exciting place to be if you share our love of mathematical discovery.
We foster a thriving research culture and a supportive learning environment. Our aim is to make your studies enjoyable, challenging and rewarding, and to provide you with every opportunity to build the knowledge and experience you need for future success.
Our active Mathematics Society organises social events, residential trips, talks and career events.
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