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Bachelor of Economics (Hons)
Bachelor of  Economics (Hons)

Bachelor of Economics (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

Discover the vital role economics plays in shaping policy in companies, institutions and governments. This course will give you solid knowledge of economics and a rigorous understanding of the quantitative methods economists use in their analyses. It will also enable you to apply economic principles to a wide variety of contemporary problems and use your quantitative skills in numerous professional situations when you graduate. The opportunity to study abroad or spend a year in industry will give you valuable experience and enhance your career prospects.

You can also study a language with this course. You can be awarded the degree ‘with language’ in the title if you choose to study a foreign language in all years of study.

  • Ranked 4th nationally for Economics (The Guardian)
  • 97% of students are satisfied with the quality of the course (NSS 2018)
  • Highest ‘Assessment and Feedback’ and ‘Academic Support’ scores nationwide, ranking in the top 10% across all topics explored (NSS 2018)

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Introduction to Microeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Economics Professional, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Economics Tools and Techniques, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Economy and Society, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Principles of Marketing, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Introduction to Business Operations, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Accounting for Business, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • International Trade and the Open Economy, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Econometrics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Consumers, Firms and Markets, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Skills for Economists, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • History of Economic Thought, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Macroeconomics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Techniques of Economic Analysis, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Health Economics, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Labour Economics, 15 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Markets, Competition and Policy Performance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Macroeconomics Performance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Contemporary Issues in Economics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Anatomy of Financial Crises, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Dissertation - Economics, 30 Credits, Optional
  • International Production and Governance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Money, Banking and Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Modern Econometrics, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Research Methods, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Game Theory and Economic Applications, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Industry Practice for Economic Professionals, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Public Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

An economist provides specialist advice based on economic theory and knowledge. They study data and statistics and carry out in-depth research, which enables them to be able to forecast future trends and make recommendations. Economists are employed in a variety of roles in both the public and private sectors, and they are highly sought after. Typical jobs relating to Economics include Financial Risk Analyst, Actuary or Statistician. Other options that use relevant skills such as analytical and problem-solving would be in sectors such as business intelligence, market research, retail merchandising and social research.

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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