What will I learn?

Discover the vital role economics plays in shaping policy in companies, institutions and governments. This course will give you solid knowledge of economics and a rigorous understanding of the quantitative methods economists use in their analyses. It will also enable you to apply economic principles to a wide variety of contemporary problems and use your quantitative skills in numerous professional situations when you graduate. The opportunity to study abroad or spend a year in industry will give you valuable experience and enhance your career prospects.

Why choose this course?

  • To receive a broad intellectual learning experience by studying economic issues within the wider political and social environment;
  • to develop a critical understanding of the principles of economic theory;
  • for an appreciation of different approaches to economic problems and their relevance for real life circumstances;
  • to develop the ability to apply the theories of economics to a range of decision making problems in business;
  • to become equipped with a set of subject specific and transferable skills needed to pursue a successful career.

Careers

An economist provides specialist advice based on economic theory and knowledge. They study data and statistics and carry out in-depth research, which enables them to be able to forecast future trends and make recommendations. Economists are employed in a variety of roles in both the public and private sectors, and they are highly sought after. Typical jobs relating to Economics include Financial Risk Analyst, Actuary or Statistician. Other options that use relevant skills such as analytical and problem-solving would be in sectors such as business intelligence, market research, retail merchandising and social research.

Which department am I in?

Accounting and Finance

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Admissions Service,

College Lane,

Hatfield,

Hertfordshire,

AL10 9AB, England

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Admissions Service,

College Lane,

Hatfield,

Hertfordshire,

AL10 9AB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Including 2 science GCE A Levels (or equivalent) one of which must be a grade C in either biology or chemistry (acceptable A levels are Human Biology, Psychology, Geography, Maths, Physics, ICT and Sports Studies).

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

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