SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

Our undergraduate programmes in Economics provide the training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods that will enable you to pursue a successful career in an economics'related profession or to go on to postgraduate work in any branch of economics.

Course Modules

Years 1: Introduction to economic analysis; introduction to quantitative methods for economists (for those without A level mathematics or equivalent); quantitative methods for economists(for those with A level mathematics grade A or B or equivalent); comparative growth in Asia and Africa. Year 2: Intermediate economic analysis; econometrics; quantitative methods for economists; quantitative methods for economists; economics of developing countries 1; banking and finance in economic development; foreign trade and development. Year 3: Advanced economic analysis; applied econometrics; economic development of Africa; economic development of South Asia; economic development of South'East Asia; economic development of Japan since 1868; economic development of modern China; economic development of the modern Middle East; economics of developing countries 2; independent study project in economics.

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

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB-AAA
  • Course specific

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 74%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 85%

£23,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

77% Go on to work and/or study

In work 43
Studying 30
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 15
Unknown 8

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 85%

Total Coursework: 15%

£5,450 - £5,450
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,090 - £5,890
Typical cost of private accommodation