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Entry requirements

The School encourages 2017 entrants who are predicted to achieve good to excellent A-level grades (at or near AAA) or equivalent to apply. Equivalents include the International and European Baccalaureates, Irish Leaving Certificate and Scottish Framework Qualifications, as well as relevant EU qualifications. Equivalents from overseas (non EU) examinations are also welcome, as are applications from mature or returning students.

If you have any questions about the suitability of your predicted grades we strongly encourage you to contact the Admissions Team.

This page outlines the entry requirements for all undergraduate degrees of the School of Economics and Finance for UK and international students.

UK entry requirements

  • A-levels:
    We require AAA from three A-levels, and this must include Mathematics (or Pure Maths). General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Maths are not accepted. We will take the mix of your subjects and predicted grades into account, and you may find it helpful to have a look at the Russell Group’s Informed Choices document (, which includes a list of subjects that are considered to 'facilitate' admission to university.
  • International Baccalaureate:
    We require 36 points overall, including 6,6,6 in higher level subjects. Must include at least 6 in standard level Maths. Maths Studies is not accepted.
  • European Baccalaureate:
    We require at least 82% overall and at least 8.0 in Maths and 6.5 in English.

Other qualifications

The School welcomes applications from candidates holding a wide variety of qualifications. For any qualifications not listed, please contact the Admissions Team:

English language requirements

Please visit the International section of the QMUL website for more information about our English language requirements.

International entry requirements

The School of Economics and Finance has a diverse student body with more than 60 different nationalities represented on our undergraduate courses.

Please select from the countries listed below to see the admission requirements.

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If your country is not listed, or if you have any further questions, please contact the Admissions team:

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