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Economics (Honours) 

The Open University UK

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Studying this Economics (Honours) degree at The Open University UK, you'll learn economic concepts, theories and techniques that will enable you to understand real world problems and help you make more informed decisions in your own life. 

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Overview

Economic considerations play an important role in our personal lives and influence key social and political issues such as government policy, international trade, business decisions, work and climate change. 

You'll be able to specialise in an area of economics and carry out a project on a topic of your choice. The analytical skills and statistical techniques that this degree develops are highly valued by employers.

Key features of the Economics (Honours) degree at The Open University UK

  • Use macroeconomic and microeconomic theories to analyse key real-world topics in society, such as employment, markets and businesses, finance, new technology and government policy.
  • Study econometrics, applying statistical methods to real economic problems and use specialised software.
  • Develop skills in analytical thought, research, numeracy and data analysis that make economists highly sought after by employers.
  • Carry out an economic research project on a topic of your own choice.

Career relevance

Economics graduates are in demand and usually work in well paid and attractive jobs. They successfully apply their knowledge and skills in many different jobs in government, business, accountancy, banking, economics, data analysis, financial analysis, insurance, management and administration, consultancy, the voluntary sector and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • You and your money 
  • Economics in context 
  • Discovering mathematics 
  • Economics in practice
  • Running the economy 
  • Analysing data 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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5.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • It is important that you are well prepared to study mathematics at this level. So, before you register for this qualification, it is essential to check that you have the appropriate mathematical skills to study Discovering mathematics (MU123).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Our current fee for 120 credits – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study – is £6,192*

Funding

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