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 you for careers in the business and financial sector, including business management, finance and accountancy. Also prepares you for transition to independent postgraduate study.
  • Suitable for you if you have a minimum of a GCSE Mathematics grade B, or equivalent.

Course Modules

For students entering 13/14*

First Year

Semester 1Semester 2
Microeconomics 1 Macroeconomics 1 
Maths for Economics 1 Maths for Economics 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
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. 

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