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Politics & IR with Economics BSc

The central aim of the Economics minor is to enable you to understand and think rigorously about economic theory, and about the causes, consequences and implications of economic events, trends and ideas.

Entry Requirements

Standard offers

At New College of the Humanities, we look at you as an individual using references, personal statements and, for undergraduate admission, interviews in addition to exam grades to assess your unique potential to benefit from and contribute to the NCH community. The below are indicative of our standard offers for popular high school-level qualifications.

A-level

AAB. Please note that NCH does not accept A-levels in General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

35. Note the total point score required includes TOK/EE.

European Baccalaureate

85%.

Scottish Higher

ABBBB. We do not count Highers and Advanced Highers in the same subject.

Scottish Advanced Higher

BB. We do not count Highers and Advanced Highers in the same subject.

Access to HE Diploma

Distinction: 36 credits. Merit: 9 credits. Pass: 0 credits. The Access to HE Diploma will be considered on a case-by-case basis — contact us for further guidance.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are considered on a case-by-case basis when offered in combination with required A-level – contact us for further guidance.

International qualifications

If your qualification is not listed above, you’ll find information about other international qualifications here.

Also required

International student English language requirements

We would normally require an IELTS score of 7.0 (including 6.5 in each component). If you need a visa to study in the UK, then we can only accept the IELTS test from an UKVI approved centre and not any other English language tests due to the visa requirements set by the UK Government. English language qualifications must have been obtained within two years before application to NCH.

EU/EEA student English language requirements

EU/EEA students who have taken higher level English as part of their secondary school examinations, or who have been educated entirely in English for a minimum of three years prior to application, may be exempt from these requirements. EU/EEA students studying the IB (International Baccalaureate) may be exempt provided they have achieved the following grades: English A: English Language & Literature or English Literature HL5 or SL6 OR English B: HL5 or SL6.