Related to everything from banking and finance, to public policy, education and healthcare, this course equips you to navigate a future career in a range of sectors. Our course will dynamically introduce you to economic theory and its core concepts so you’ll gain a deep knowledge of economic forces like wealth and income creation, allocation of resources, production and consumption of goods, alongside others. A BA in economics can lead to a wide range of careers, including business analysts, financial policy advisors, and economic consultants among others. Get transferable skills and hands-on experience with us. We believe work placements are invaluable in preparing you for a career in economics. That’s why you have two study options when it comes to the course. You can choose to do a 36 week sandwich placement in year 3, as part of a 4 year degree, or two 18 week summer placements that’ll allow you to complete your degree in 3 years. You’ll be taught by active researchers, widely published in the areas of microeconomics, behavioural and experimental economics, and econometrics. You’ll have access to a number of cutting-edge business resources including the Chartered Management Institutes’ Management Direct Resource Hub, Datastream, Bloomberg financial software, and our state-of-the-art Financial Markets Lab. We know sometimes you’ll need assistance and support when it comes to your studies. During your time with us you’ll get assistance from a Personal Tutor. If you require a little extra support, we have Student Learning Assistants and Graduate Academic Assistants on hand to help. The analytical and quantitative skills you’ll develop are highly sought after by both the private and public sectors. Combine that with our industry links and the network you’ll develop during your course, and a fulfilling career awaits.
Economics BA Honours
An economics degree gives you skills for a fulfilling career in an area that touches every part of modern life
You will develop your understanding of the role and significance of economics across society as a whole and gain a thorough grounding in micro and macro economic theory and principles, alongside economic policy, which will provide a firm foundation in the study of economic systems. You will learn to assign the application of economic theory to international trade and business; the impact of economics to decision-making; quantitative and computing methods applicable for economics and finance; and business across a number of chosen economic areas.