The combination of economic theory and mathematical skills you gain on this degree will appeal to a wide range of employers.
As well as pure and applied mathematics, you learn probability and statistical techniques that help you understand economics theories and address economic problems.
In Economics you explore topics relating to Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, including: economic analysis and applications; global economics, and micro- and macro-economics.
In Mathematics you develop a thorough grounding in topics and techniques such as: differential equations; probability, and analytical geometry.
This degree is part of the Joint Honours in Science programme.
Your topics are closely linked to our research expertise, meaning you study at the cutting edge of the discipline.
By studying two subjects, you develop a broad range of expertise and a set of skills that spans two specialist areas, equipping you for a range of careers.
You select from the same range of topics as Single Honours students and achieve the same high academic standard, but you cover fewer topics in each subject.
Mastering two subjects together means you are well-prepared for the multidisciplinary challenges of the real world, developing the skills that employers value, such as:
You also receive careers support as part of your degree, including:
You will be part of the community in the two Schools that deliver your teaching:
You will also be part of the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, which is the administrative home of the Joint Honours in Science programme.
You will have access to teaching and learning facilities in our brand new £45 million building in Downing Plaza, including:
You will also spend time in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, based in the Herschel Building, which includes:
This degree is approved by the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS) for entry to all technical corps.
DTUS is a Ministry of Defence sponsorship programme.
It is for students who, when they graduate, want to become a technical officer in:
Newcastle is one of only 10 UK universities taking part in DTUS. Find out more on the Armed Forces page on our website.