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Economics and Mathematics with an Integrated Foundation Year

Brunel University London, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 24,489

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
The Brunel Economics and Mathematics with an Integrated Foundation Year gives individuals looking to change careers or return to education the knowledge and skills they need to enter one of our economics and finance undergraduate programmes.
  • Once you have successfully completed your foundation year, with the grades required for your chosen degree course, you can progress directly into Level 1 of that degree – there’s no need to re-apply via UCAS.

The BSc courses linked to this foundation year are:

  • BSc Banking and Finance
  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Economics and Accounting
  • BSc Economics and Business Finance
  • BSc Economics and Management
  • BSc Finance and Accounting
  • Accreditation by ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW is available on selected BSc courses.
  • Whether it's been a while since you last studied, you want to improve on your previous academic performance, or you’re just ready to try something new, your foundation year gives you the basics needed to go on and graduate with a full degree.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023

UK entry requirements

  • GCE A-level CDD.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMP in any subject.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma MP in any subject with an A-Level at grade C.
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma M in any related subject with A-Levels grade DD.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 25 points.
  • Obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points in the Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at level 3.
  • In addition 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Mathematics and English Language are required.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all sub scores)
  • BrunELT: 58% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 79 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)
  • The foundation year is designed to improve your skills in economics and maths to the level required to begin BSc degrees in economics and finance.
  • This course can be studied 4 years full-time or 5 years full-time with placement, starting in September.

Year 0

  • AF0600 - Introduction to Finance and Accounting for Business
  • MA0371 - Statistics
  • MA0410 - Calculus
  • MA0490 - Study Skills
  • EC0600 - Economics


  • MA0600 - Algebra A
  • MA0601 - Algebra B
  • UK 
  • £9,250 full-time
  •  £1,385 placement year
  •  Fees quoted are per year and may be subject to an annual increase. Home undergraduate student fees are regulated and are currently capped at £9,250 per year; any changes will be subject to changes in government policy. 
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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