**Why study this course?**
This course focuses on the economic factors that affect businesses today. You'll be taught by staff who advise major organisations such as the World Bank, and will gain an in'depth knowledge of economic analysis and how it relates to business.
In the most recent (2015'16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.
**More about this course**
This degree course focuses on the economic factors that affect businesses today. You’ll learn to interpret and analyse financial information, and to understand this data in the context of the wider business market. You'll cover topics such as the impact of technology, international trade, management and leadership, and ethical concerns.
As well as a solid knowledge base you’ll develop a broad range of vital skills, such as problem solving, team'working, IT and communication. You’ll also be trained in job applications and interview techniques, to prepare you for a successful career after graduation. Short and long accredited work placements are available as part of the course, to give you real'world experience.
Throughout the course you’ll have access to our extensive facilities and receive constant support from our experienced staff, many of whom are expert advisers to organisations such as the Bank of England, the European Commission, the UK Government, the World Bank and industry trade bodies. Our teaching was rated “Excellent” – the highest possible rating for a UK university – by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
**What our students say**
"Economics is just amazing. I think everybody should study at least the basic economics principles. I love economics because it explains how the world works; from the production of basic goods to fiscal and monetary policies."
Maria Luisa Lopes Gonçalves
In the 2013 National Student Survey, Business Economics got an overall satisfaction score of 95%, which was one of the highest in the sector.
Year 1 modules include:
Accounting, Financial Markets and Institutions (core, 30 credits)
Business and Enterprise (core, 30 credits)
Principles of Economics (core, 30 credits)
Quantitative Methods in Economics (core, 30 credits)
Year 2 modules include:
Business Economics (core, 30 credits)
Empirical Methods in Economics and Finance (core, 30 credits)
Macroeconomics (core, 30 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 1 (option, 15 credits)
Economics and Ethics (option, 15 credits)
Economics of Digital Media (option, 15 credits)
Environmental Economics (option, 15 credits)
Essential Psychology for Managers (option, 15 credits)
Learning through Work (option, 15 credits)
Organisation Design and Management (option, 15 credits)
The European Economy (option, 15 credits)
Year 3 modules include:
International Business Strategy and the Global Economy (core, 30 credits)
Economics of Human Resources (alternative core, 30 credits)
Industrial Economics and Regulation (alternative core, 30 credits)
Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance (option, 30 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 2 (option, 15 credits)
Critical Perspectives on Management and Leadership (option, 15 credits)
Development Economics and Emerging Markets (option, 30 credits)
Economics of Multinational Business (option, 15 credits)
International Finance and Trade (option, 15 credits)
Learning through Work 2 (option, 15 credits)
Professional Experience Year Placement (option, 30 credits)
Public Economics (option, 30 credits)
The World Economy: growth and crises since 1870 (option, 15 credits)
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£9,250||Home Fees|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£2,310||Home Fees|