Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Join two departments recognised for their high quality research and teaching; in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 95% of the School of Management's research was judged to be of an international standard, and teaching in the Economics Department has received a score of 22 out of 24 by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Develop an in'depth understanding of economics at all levels; from the company to the state, and beyond. Explore the historical, political, economic and social forces that shape modern business. Gain a broad spectrum of transferable skills that can be applied in the workplace and enjoy excellent employment prospects. The Management courses have a strong global focus, with 60% of students coming from an international background, allowing greater cultural awareness.

Course Modules

Economics 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. Management Year 1: international business; markets and consumption; organisation studies; interpreting management; accounting; information systems; quantitative methods. Year 2: strategic management; managerial accounting; operations management; marketing strategy in context; human resource management; employability. Year 3: integrating management practice 1; integrating management practice 2.

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 Subsidiary Diploma D
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher AABBB

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 92%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 83%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 80%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

88% Go on to work and/or study

In work 48
Studying 32
Studying and working 8
Unemployed 10
Unknown 2

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 70%

Total Coursework: 25%

Total Practical: 5%

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

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