University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

Our extended degree in business economics includes a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study. You’ll be able to tailor the course to meet your own interests or career aspirations.

This extended degree will provide you with a solid grounding in business economics. You'll apply economic theory and data handling skills to analyse data and use industry-standard statistical software and databases, giving you vital experience for employment and postgraduate study.

By choosing option modules, you'll be able to shape your degree to your own areas of interest or to the needs of your future career. A foundation year at the start of your studies will give you the skills required to flourish at degree level.

Our business economics graduates pursue careers in private and public companies, government and non-governmental organisations.

Course Modules

Year 0

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

•Introduction to Management (15 credits)

•Understanding International Business 1 (15 credits)

•Understanding International Business 2 (15 credits)

•Extended Project (30 credits)

•Economy, Business and Society (30 credits)

•Leadership and Enterprise (15 credits)

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

•Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)

•Quantitative Methods for Economists 1 (30 credits)

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

•Economic History (15 credits)

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

•Introduction to Financial Accounting (30 credits)

•Business Planning and Development (30 credits)

•Principles and Practice of Marketing (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

•Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)

•Intermediate Economics for Business (30 credits)

•History of Economic Thought (15 credits)

•Quantitative Methods and Econometrics (30 credits)

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

•Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (15 credits)

•Managing Global Business Networks (15 credits)

•Operating in Emerging Markets (15 credits)

•The economy and the environment (15 credits)

•Managing Business Finance (30 credits)

•Banking and Finance in a Global Context (30 credits)

•Strategic Brand Management (15 credits)

•Global Marketing Management (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

•Project (Economics & International Business) (30 credits)

•Managerial Economics (30 credits)

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

•Small Business Development (30 credits)

•Managing Strategy (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)

•International Law Protecting Business Creativity (30 credits)

•Contemporary Issues in Marketing (30 credits)

Start Date:

09/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
5 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
5 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees