BA Economics

Key Facts

Degree Overview

This is for you if you want a comprehensive and critical understanding of the ideas, concepts and issues central to economics. It also equips you for a career in the public and private sector, including financial services, business management and the government economic service.

Course Aims

  • To provide training in modern economic analysis, economic policy issues and research techniques.
  • To foster analytical abilities and methods of critical appraisal, which provide transferable skills needed for graduate employment.
  • To provide critical learning skills appropriate for postgraduate study.
  • Prepares you for careers in the public and private sector, including financial services, business management and the Government Economic Service. Also prepares you for the transition to independent postgraduate study.
  • Suitable for if you have a minimum of GCSE Mathematics grade B, or equivalent.

DLHE Survey 2011/12 results show that 91% of our graduates are in employment and/or further study within 6 months of graduation. Read more about Career Opportunities from studying Economics.

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