London South Bank University

Course Introduction

A degree in Economics can lead into many career areas. Although many graduates go onto work in the finance sector including banking, accountancy, tax advice and insurance and trading other roles that Economics graduates regularly go into include management, marketing, sales and advertising, human resources, IT and education making this degree very attractive to students who like the idea of being able to branch off into alternative areas.

Course Modules

Year 1 Semester 1 • Introduction to the microeconomics of business • Business systems: an introductory management perspective • Introduction to marketing • Business communication Semester 2 • Introduction to macroeconomics • Quantitative literacy • Historical and institutional economics Year 2 Semester 1 • Quantitative methods for economics • Intermediate macroeconomics • Business skills Semester 2 • Environmental economics and sustainability • Intermediate microeconomics • Introduction to econometrics Year 3 Semester 1 • Multinational firms and global trade • Introduction to advanced macroeconomics Plus one optional module from below: • Economics of the European Union • Applied econometrics • The political economy of China • Employment and labour markets Semester 2 • Introduction to advanced microeconomics • Economics Project Plus one optional module from below: • Contemporary issues facing the UK and world Economy, Financial econometrics, The business environment of Asia'Pacific.

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