International Foundation in Business, Finance, Economics and Marketing

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects, including Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing at the University of Stirling.

With this pathway, you'll also have the opportunity to progress to one of our affiliate partner universities in Scotland. If you choose this option, you may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of your degree, depending on the university you choose.

Course features

  • A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students - find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
7 January 2020 21 August 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£15,650

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
15 June 2020 4 June 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for this programme option are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for this programme on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 4 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
11 January 2021 20 August 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 20 August 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
7 January 2020 21 August 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£15,650

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
15 June 2020 4 June 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for this programme option are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for this programme on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 4 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
11 January 2021 20 August 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 20 August 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Other universities

  • Abertay University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of the West of Scotland
Featured progression degree
Three male INTO students talking in class

Economics is recognised as an excellent source of transferable skills, and surveys regularly find it to be one of the top four subjects for graduate pay.

Students go on to a wide range of careers, including management, accountancy, banking and economics itself.

The University of Stirling is a fantastic place to study Economics – in the last Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education review, all aspects of our teaching were awarded the highest rating.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
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