London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

With overall student satisfaction rating at 89% and teaching rated as 'Excellent' by the Quality Assurance Agency, this City'based course provides you with an in'depth knowledge and understanding of economic analysis and its application to business and finance. You have the chance to take a professional placement year as part of this course and to experience live projects throughout, making this is a thoroughly career'focused degree. Many staff are expert advisors to major international organisations including several European governments, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the World Bank, and you will be able to explore major current debates on everything from pay differentials to financial stability to the allocation of scarce energy resources. Added value: Short and long accredited work placements are available as part of the course ' our business placements office Business Works will help you search and apply for posts in a wide variety of organisations.

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: principles of economics; economics and society; quantitative methods for economics; accounting, financial markets and institutions. Year 2 topics include: microeconomics; macroeconomics; empirical methods for economics and finance. Optional topics include: the European economy; economics of digital media; environmental economics; economics and ethics; work placement or language. Year 3 topics include: global economic issues and research methods. Optional choices include: industrial economics and regulation; mathematical economics and econometrics; development economics and emerging markets; international finance and trade; state and economy; economics of human resources; economics of multinational business; public economics; the world economy: growth and crises since 1870; work placement or language.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)
4 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level
  • Tariff 96
  • Course specific
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114