UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This degree offers a grounding in economics and business studies combined with an application of these disciplines to the East European region. It provides the opportunity to learn an East European language and to spend a year studying at a university in the region.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Introduction to economics; introduction to business; introductory statistical methods. Year 2 examples: Topics in microeconomics; European macroeconomics; introductory econometrics. Year 3 examples: Year abroad assignment; performance certificate; progress portfolio; self'evaluation. Year 4 examples: Soviet and Russian foreign policy; comparative politics; European security.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time Including Placement Abroad
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time Including Placement Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB-AAAAB
  • GCE A-level AAA-AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 77%-79%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£27,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 5

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 52%

Total Coursework: 44%

Total Practical: 4%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation