Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Develop an in'depth understanding of economics at all levels; from the company to the state, and beyond. Gain a broad spectrum of transferable skills that can be applied in the workplace. Enjoy excellent employment prospects; economics graduates' starting salaries are amongst the highest in the country. Teaching in the department received a score of 22 out of 24 by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). The department is recognised as joint 9th in the country for its the high quality research.

Course Modules

Year 1: principles of economics; quantitative methods; economics workshop. Year 2: microeconomics; macroeconomics; quantitative methods 2. Year 3: economics of warfare; experimental economics; game theory; political economy; topics in finance; development and economic history; economics of life; econometrics; financial econometrics; origins of financial crises; environmental economics; industrial economics; economics of inequality; dissertation unit.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £15,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABB
  • European Baccalaureate 75%
  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
  • SQA Higher AABBB

Key Course Information

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81% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 83%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 96%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 85%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 55
Studying 25
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 89%

Total Coursework: 9%

Total Practical: 2%

£4,300 - £5,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation