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 graduates 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 students with 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.

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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Fees and Funding

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University of Leicester Scholarships for UK/EU students

Scholarships and Financial Assistance for international students

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