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Prospective Students

At undergraduate level, we offer BSc Economics (L100), BSc Economics with a Year Abroad (L101) and BSc Economics with a Placement Year (L102).

Our undergraduate programmes are grounded in research-based education, which is informed by two main factors, the outstanding research of our economics professors; we are ranked #1 in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and our Centre for Teaching and Learning Economics (CTaLE) which is at the forefront of new, innovative techniques to teach economics which are directly reflected in the Department’s teaching.

At UCL Economics, we’re looking for students who are curious about economics and how it applies to the wider world around them. Graduates from our programmes are prepared to ask the right questions and find the answers by yourself, equipping you for a range of careers and further study in Economics.

You'll automatically join the official Department society when you become a UCL Economics student. They take an active role in organising both academic and social events and conferences. Past speakers include Mark Carney, Lars Peter Hansen and Vicky Price. You can follow them on Instagram here.

Joint Degrees

We also offer a number of joint degrees which are run by other departments.

ProgrammeDepartmentContact
Economics and Business with East European Studies (L1R7/L1RR)Run by the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)
Email: l.walters@ucl.ac.uk
Economics and Geography (LL17)Run by the Department of GeographyEmail: geog.office@ucl.ac.uk
European Social and Political Studies (R990)Run by the ESPS DepartmentEmail: tessa.robinson@ucl.ac.uk
Philosophy and Economics (VL51)Run by the Department of PhilosophyEmail: philosophy@ucl.ac.uk
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (4V86)Run by the Department of Political ScienceEmail: polsci.admissions@ucl.ac.uk
Mathematics with Economics (G1LC/G1L1)Run by the Department of MathematicsEmail: admissions@math.ucl.ac.uk
Statistics, Economics and Finance (GLN0)Run by the Department of Statistical ScienceEmail: undergraduate-admissions@ucl.ac.uk
Statistics, Economics and Language (GLR0)Run by the Department of Statistical ScienceEmail: undergraduate-admissions@ucl.ac.uk
Economics and Statistics (LG13)Run by the Department of Statistical ScienceEmail: undergraduate-admissions@ucl.ac.uk