Entry requirements

Our standard offers for A Level and International Baccalaureate candidates are shown below.

We also accept a wide range of other UK and international qualifications. For details of standard offers see the University's online prospectus or email our admissions team at econadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk.

Standard offers for 2018 entry

Course A Levels A Levels + Extended Project Qualification in a relevant subject BTEC International Baccalaureate
BA Economics (L100) AAB ABB + B DDD in a relevant subject 34
BSc Economics (L101) AAB including Maths ABB including Maths + B DD + grade A in A level Maths 34, 5 in Higher Level Maths
BSc Economics with Finance (L1N3) AAA including Maths AAB including Maths + A DD + grade A in A level Maths 36, 5 in Higher Level Maths
BA Economics and Politics (LL12) AAB ABB + B DDD in Applied Law, Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship or Personal and Business Finance 34
BSc Economics and Mathematics (LG11) AAB including A in Maths ABB including A in Maths + B DD + grade A in A level Maths 34, 6 in Higher Level Maths
BA Economics and Philosophy (LV15) AAB ABB + B DDD in a relevant subject 34
BA Accounting and Financial Management and Economics (NL41) AAB ABB + A DDD in a relevant subject 34
BA Business Management and Economics (NL21) AAB ABB + A DDD in a relevant subject 34
BA French and Economics (RL11) AAB including French ABB including French + B DDD in a relevant subject + an appropriate French language qualification 34, 6 in Higher Level French
BA German and Economics (RL21) AAB including German or another modern foreign language ABB including German or another modern foreign language + B DDD in a relevant subject + an appropriate modern language qualification 34, 6 in Higher Level German or another modern foreign language
BA Hispanic Studies and Economics (RL41) AAB including Spanish or another modern foreign language ABB including Spanish or another modern foreign language + B DDD in a relevant subject + an appropriate modern language qualification 34, 6 in Higher Level Spanish or another modern foreign language
BA Russian and Economics (RL71) AAB including Russian or another modern foreign language ABB including Russian or another modern foreign language + B DDD in a relevant subject + an appropriate modern language qualification 34, 6 in Higher Level Russian or another modern foreign language

Other requirements

  • For all the BA degrees, a minimum of GCSE Maths grade B or grade 6, or equivalent. International Baccalaureate candidates who do not have GCSE Maths need to achieve 4 in Standard Level or Higher Level Maths or 5 in Mathematical Studies.
  • A Level General Studies is acceptable as one of the three subjects.
  • Previous study of economics is not essential.

English language requirements

For UK students we ask for a minimum of grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English, or an equivalent qualification.

For EU and international students we require IELTS 6.5 with at least 6 in each component, or an equivalent qualification.

Please note: For our dual degrees with French, German, Russian and Hispanic Studies we require IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Other acceptable English language qualifications