Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

- 100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).

- You’ll be taught by staff with expertise in both mainstream and heterodox schools of thought. You’ll gain a wide perspective as to how economics works.

- After the first year, you’ll have the flexibility to switch to Financial or Business Economics or remain on the pure Economics programme.

**This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Social Sciences**

The foundation year takes place the year before your degree. You will study four year-long modules that cover all subject areas (psychology, economics, sociology and politics) within social sciences. Upon successful completion of this foundation year you will progress to Year 1 of your chosen degree.

**About this course**

This course offers a uniquely pluralist approach, presenting you with multiple perspectives to economic issues. You’ll be introduced to a range of both mainstream and heterodox economic schools of thought. Teaching on this course uses a problem-orientated approach. You’ll study theory to deeply understand problems and develop your skills in analysis and problem-solving.

You’ll graduate with a broad understanding of economics and how it affects society, institutions and government. Your well-rounded, independent and critical thinking skills will be highly valued by employers.

Course Modules

Examples of modules:

Year 0

- Foundation Year in Social Sciences

Year 1

- Becoming an Economist

- Capitalism

- Economic Policy and Principles

- Economics Quantitatively Treated 1

Year 2

- Contemporary Issues in Economics

- Economics Quantitatively Treated 2

- Macroeconomics

- Microeconomics

Year 3 (Core)

- Working as an Economist

- Advanced Economic Policy and Principles

Year 3 (Optional)

- Development Economics

- Econometrics

- International Trade and Finance

- Mathematical Economics

- Money, Banking and Financial Economics

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) Other Fees