**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.
Examples of modules:
- Foundation Year in Social Sciences
- Becoming an Economist
- Economic Policy and Principles
- Economics Quantitatively Treated 1
- Contemporary Issues in Economics
- Economics Quantitatively Treated 2
Year 3 (Core)
- Working as an Economist
- Advanced Economic Policy and Principles
Year 3 (Optional)
- Development Economics
- International Trade and Finance
- Mathematical Economics
- Money, Banking and Financial Economics
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
|Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)||Other Fees|