36 months
22000 GBP/year
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Develop the skills to resolve complex economic issues. Learn economic theories, methods and applications, and become acquainted with chosen specialist areas. The Economics (Hons) degree is offered at University of Bath.

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In this Economics (Hons)  course at University of Bath , you’ll study the foundations of economic theory and its applications to real-world problems. You’ll explore the connections between the economy as a whole, its main sectors (such as businesses, the financial sector, government, for example) and the decisions of individuals.

You’ll learn how to apply economic principles and methods to policy issues. You’ll develop your knowledge of institutions to understand how economic decisions and policies are made.

Your first year is concerned with key concepts in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. You’ll further your skills in core mathematics, statistics and data analysis. In Year 2, you’ll build on this through intermediate study of economic theory. The study of econometrics will enable you to estimate and forecast economic relationships. The final year will teach you advanced economic theory. A selection of optional units will enable you to tailor your expertise to your personal interests and career aspirations.

Study in an enriched learning environment

You will explore the diversity of economics, learning directly from academics whose passion, international collaborations and research activities feed directly into their teaching and contribute to your learning experience.

Develop your professional skills

An economics degree will equip you with the skills our employer and alumni networks have advised as necessary in the working environment or in the pursuit of further studies:

  • critical and analytical thinking
  • quantitative skills to apply to real-life economic challenges
  • presentation and communication skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core skills for economics: statistics and data analysis
  • Economic policy in the UK
  • Core skills for economists: mathematics 
  • The modern world economy
  • Intermediate macroeconomics 
  • Intermediate microeconomics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Only Overseas students are eligible to apply


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your application, especially your personal statement, should demonstrate your enthusiasm for your chosen degree. This might include relevant reading, involvement in political or debating societies, other extra-curricular or co-curricular activities, work experience or activism for a political party or an NGO.
  • You do not need to have studied Economics or Business before to be suitable for this course. You will need a strong performance in Mathematics as part of your entry qualifications.
  • We know that the context in which you are studying can have an impact on your ability to perform your best in exams and coursework, or limit which subjects or qualifications you are able to study at your school or college.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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