University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This degree meets a demand from international organisations for graduates with a sophisticated understanding of economic theory. It will enable you to develop a wide range of practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation.

You will have the opportunity to study issues which have a crucial impact on society, such as unemployment and inflation, poverty and inequality, and international trade and globalisation, and learn from guest speakers such as Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP and economist and author Ha'Joon Chang.

You will have the opportunity to use OANDA trading platforms and online journals and databases including ORBIS, Thomson One, Datastream and FDI Markets.

Our economics programmes were ranked first in London and top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2017 league table.

What careers could I pursue?

Graduates may apply for entry'level jobs in banking, finance, insurance, stock markets, sales and marketing, as well as in corporations such as consulting firms or government departments. Economists may find roles as management consultants, investment advisers, finance and investment analysts, financial administrators, investment bankers, merchant bankers, tax consultants, bank managers, and employment agency consultants.

Course Modules

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Macroeconomics I (30 credits)

Microeconomics I (30 credits)

Quantitative Methods for Economists 1 (30 credits)

Personal and Professional Development 1 (IBE) (15 credits)

Economic History (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)

History of Economic Thought (15 credits)

Macroeconomics and Microeconomics in Context 1 (30 credits)

Quantitative Methods and Econometrics (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)

Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)

The economy and the environment (15 credits)

Banking and Finance in a Global Context (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Project (Economics & International Business) (30 credits)

Macroeconomics and Microeconomics in Context II (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Managerial Economics (30 credits)

Monetary Economics (30 credits)

Labour Economics, Policy and Regulation (30 credits)

Political Economy of International Development and Finance (30 credits)

Advanced Econometrics (30 credits)

Theory and Practice of Trading (30 credits)

Principles of Investment (30 credits)

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees