Economics (4 years full time including sandwich year)

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

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

– You’ll study both mainstream and heterodox schools of thought. This will give you a wide perspective of how economics works.

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

**About this course**

How does economics affect society, institutions and government? How does it help us understand realworld issues and solve problems?

This course offers you a broad understanding of economics, looking at the subject from a range of perspectives and schools of thought. It will challenge your intellect and develop your problem-solving skills.

You’ll gain skills in data analysis, using industrystandard IT facilities. With well-rounded, independent and critical thinking skills, you’ll be highly valued by employers.

**Sandwich Year**

This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a relevant setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.

Course Modules

Examples of modules:

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

Final Year (Core)

- Working as an Economist

- Advanced Economic Policy and Principles

Final Year (Optional)

- Development Economics

- Econometrics

- International Trade and Finance

- Mathematical Economics

- Money, Banking and Financial Economics

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

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