Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, graduate student may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a Foundation Degree course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer Foundation Years as preparation for a certain degree courses. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Foundation Years aren't within reach for all degree courses, however.
A degree in International Economics provides in-depth training in the interaction of different economies, the behavior of global markets and trade. The program focuses on the teaching of principal macroeconomic theory as well as trade and policy theory. Often the program will include a strong course in econometrics in order to understand the nature of economic understanding.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
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It is an exciting time to study Economics. If you are concerned with global issues of trade or climate, the collapse of world stock markets and the future of business then Economics is for you. [+]