University of East London

Course Introduction

As a student on the Economics BA (Hons) programme, you will have the opportunity to study at one of London's most diverse business schools, based just a few miles from the towering skyline of Canary Wharf financial centre. Several of our Money, Banking and Finance modules are delivered on Canary Wharf and you will learn from the business elite with our guest speaker programme. You can also discover economics on a global scale with our study abroad programme or our global scholars programme and share innovative ideas that contribute to a global society. You can take advantage of internships, connections and guidance from our employability team, as well as opportunities to take an optional placement year and gain valuable work experience. Engage in a truly transformational learning programme, giving you the knowledge and opportunities to succeed in today's global marketplace.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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92% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 96%

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 60
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 20
Unknown 0

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 53%

Total Coursework: 43%

Total Practical: 4%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation