University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

The Economist says we’re leading the way in keeping economics degrees relevant. See for yourself on this business economics degree and gain the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career.

Our degree in business economics is designed to provide you with a solid grounding in business. You will be able to apply economic theories and data handling skills to analyse real-world economic and business problems. You will also be trained on how to analyse data using statistical software and databases employed across a variety of industries, giving you experience that's vital for employment and postgraduate study.

You can choose from a number of option modules in different areas of business and economics, enabling you to tailor the course to your areas of interest and career aspirations. Graduates pursue careers in private and public companies, government and non-governmental organisations.

Course Modules

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
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees