Economics Clearing courses

Clearing opens on Tuesday 5 July 2022, but you can register your interest today. Sign up for our Clearing email updates and get tips and Clearing advice direct to your inbox.

You might be able to secure a place at the University of Stirling before Clearing by applying through UCAS Extra.

Economics is a social science which examines the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. 

Our economics courses are taught in an innovative new way through our commitment to the CORE Project – 'Economics for a Changing World'. We place great emphasis on applying economic thinking to real world business and policy challenges. You’ll gain strong analytical skills along with the knowledge and practical skills you need to gain success in your chosen career.

It's why we're ranked Top 5 in Scotland and Top 15 in the UK for Economics (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).

Study Economics at Stirling

BA (Hons) Economics

Study Economics at the University of Stirling and open the door to endless career opportunities in the world of business.

This course is available via Clearing to students from:

  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland
  • EU and international

BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics

Boost your career opportunities with a PPE degree from the University of Stirling. Gain insight into politics, business and the big ideas underpinning society.

This course is available via Clearing to students from:

  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland
  • EU and international

It's Clear you belong at Stirling

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Study in the heart of Scotland

Stirling combines the charm of a historic destination with the friendly buzz of a young population. It's a short train ride away from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and is a gateway to the Scottish Highlands.

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Your Year 4 fees covered

Students from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland may be eligible for £9,250 scholarships covering your Honours year tuition fees plus a £1,000 Clearing scholarship (terms and conditions apply). Find out about these and other scholarships.

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Guaranteed accommodation

Apply by 31 August and you'll be guaranteed an offer of University-managed accommodation in your first year of study.

Michael Lough's Clearing experience

Michael came to the University of Stirling to study BSc (Hons) Software Engineering after being in the workplace for a few years. He shares his experience of using Clearing to apply to university.

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