BA Economics

UCAS Code: L100

Entry Requirements

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.

Course Modules

For students entering 13/14*

First Year

Semester 1

Semester 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 Economic History

Final Year

Semester 1 - Core ModulesSemester 2 - Core Modules 
Advanced Microeconomics   Advanced Macroeconomics 
Business Management and Strategy Dissertation and Research Presentation Skills 

Government Intervention in the Economy 
Semester 1 - Optional Modules 
Two optional modules chosen from:
Semester 2 - Optional Modules 
One optional module chosen from:
International Finance Accounting
Financial Derivatives  Investment Management 
Managerial Economics  Mathematical Finance
The Global Economy  Economics of Education
Management Science

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

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