Economics, B.Sc.

Economics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
This innovative economics degree has been designed to take a broader approach to economics and to enable students to confidently apply economic theory to the world. 


This degree aims to meet the demand from international organisations for graduates with a sophisticated understanding of economic theory. 
Our specialised courses will enable you to develop a wide range of practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation. You will gain a solid grounding in economic theory and training in quantitative subjects.

You will also have the opportunity to study in depth a number of problems and issues which have a crucial impact on society, such as unemployment and inflation, poverty and inequality, and international trade and globalisation.

Work placement

You will have the option to undertake a work placement in your third year, providing insight and practical skills which employers seek in graduates. Previous university students have secured placements at IPAG (Business School, Paris), Computacenter (IT Infrastructure) and Glow Digital Media Limited.


The aims of this degree are:

  • To provide expertise and training in the principles of economics and their applications, and a firm foundation of knowledge about the workings of actual economies
  • To provide knowledge of the mathematical and econometric methods needed for economic analysis and to train students in accessing and analysing economic data
  • To provide students with an understanding of the role of do

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS 360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics 
  • Quantitative Methods for Economists 
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Economic History 
  • Professional Practice in International Business & Economics 
  • History of Economic Thought 
  • Macroeconomics and Microeconomics in Context 
  • Quantitative Methods and Econometrics
  • Internationalisation, Trade and Markets
  • Doing Business in Emerging Economies 
  • The economy and the environment 
  • Banking and Finance in a Global Context 

                                        English Language Requirements

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                                        • Minimum required score:


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                                        Academic Requirements

                                        120 UCAS points from at least two A-levels. No more than 12 points should come from AS-levels. 

                                        GCSE mathematics with a minimum of grade B and English language with a minimum of grade C are required.

                                        We also accept:

                                        • BTEC/National Diploma
                                        • International Baccalaureate
                                        • Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education
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                                        Tuition Fee

                                        • International Applies to you

                                          12100 GBP/year
                                          Tuition Fee
                                          Based on the original amount of 12100 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                        • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                          9250 GBP/year
                                          Tuition Fee
                                          Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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                                        Living costs for London

                                        • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
                                          Living Costs

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