What will I learn?

This degree challenges you to engage with economic theories and concepts. You will analyse their relevance in the modern day business environment. You will begin with a general grounding in business and economics. After this, topics include international trade, contemporary business economics, strategy and leadership.You will develop an understanding of how economics impacts national and international business. These skills prepare you for work in business, government or the voluntary sector. The course focuses on finding solutions to real-life situations and scenarios.Why choose this course:Gain an in-depth knowledge of markets and economy.To enhance your CV, we fund your membership of the Royal Economic Society during your study. Membership enables you to access competitions, grants, conferences, job market and symposiums. It also increases your professional profile as a future economist.We invite a range of high profile guest speakers. Our partnerships provide a great opportunity for networking, internships and work related experiences.Field trips, real-life economic projects and live experiments embedded in the programme.Opportunity to compete in economics competitions within the University and further afield.Opportunity to qualify as a Microsoft Office Specialist.Opportunity to take a placement year, giving you chance to gain experience while studying.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,750.00 (13,06,189) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2022


York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk,


YO31 7EX, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To qualify for this programme you will need: High School Diploma plus SATS 3.0 GPA or higher and one of the following: 1180 in the SAT, or 2 APs with a 3 or higher, or at least 24 in the ACT. Foundation: High School Diploma plus SATS 2.6 GPA or higher and one of the following: 1100 in the SAT, or at least 20 in the ACT. IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component), TOEFL iBT Overall score of 75 (Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 20), other forms of TOEFL are not acceptable.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.