BA Business Economics

UCAS Code: L112

Entry Requirements

Course Aims

  • Combines the study of economics with a wide variety of business and finance-related topics, both as core and optional subjects. It also promotes awareness of the business and financial environment and current business issues.
  • Develops understanding of modern economic ideas, and their relevance to business and financial decision-making.
  • Encourages the development of quantitative, communication and IT skills, and their application in business contexts.
  • Prepares graduates for careers in the business and financial sector, including business management, finance and accountancy. Also prepares students for transition to independent postgraduate study.
  • Suitable for students with a minimum of GCSE Mathematics grade B, or equivalent.

Course Modules

For students entering 13/14*

First Year

Semester 1Semester 2
Microeconomics 1 Macroeconomics 1 
Maths for Economists 1 Maths for Economists 2
Statistics for Economists 1 Statistics for Economists 2

Second Year

Semester 1Semester 2
Intermediate Microeconomics 1 Intermediate Microeconomics 2
Intermediate Macroeconomics 1 Intermediate Macroeconomics 2 
Introductory Econometrics Topics in Applied Econometrics
Game Theory Principles of Finance

 Third Year

Semester 1 - Core Modules Semester 2 - Core Modules 
Business Management and Strategy Corporate Finance and the Capital Market
Managerial Economics Dissertation and Research Presentation Skills
Accounting
Semester 1 - Optional Modules 
Two optional modules chosen from: 
Semester 2 - Optional Modules 
One optional module chosen from:
Advanced Microeconomics  Advanced Macroeconomics 
International Finance Investment Management
Financial Derivatives Government Intervention in the Economy 
The Global Economy   Mathematical Finance
Management Science

Economics of Education

*Please note that the above modules may be subject to change.

Download the Economics Undergraduate Module Specifications (pdf).

Please note that Module Specifications are subject to change. Please see the bottom of each report for the date it was last updated.

 

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