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Economics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University

UK

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Course info

Summary

**Course summary**- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.- Study a course balanced between theory and practice to understand the disciplines of economics.- Acquire key analytical, problem solving, communication, quantitative and computing skills to address business problems.- Undertake relevant work experience with an optional one-year work placement to prepare for your career.Gain economic insights by exploring the economic modelling approach and by challenging your way of thinking. Work closely with real world economic data, statistical packages and econometric software such as IBM SPSS and Stata. Develop your professional competencies, employability skills and career development potential, through activities that use the context of work and real world experiences.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Economics course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.Our lectures are informative and engaging, and you are encouraged to be an active participant via our electronic voting system or by using free apps, such as Socrative, on your smartphone. The seminars address an in-depth exploration of issues covered in lectures, where you can improve and develop self-confidence, teamwork and interpersonal communication skills.**You learn through**- lectures- seminars- IT sessions- workshops- work experience- guest speakers- coursework- ExaminationsIn the foundation year, you'll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You'll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you'll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.**Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Your academic and professional advisor helps you in your third year, and a placement officer supports you while you are on placement. You can also apply for a 6-12 week summer vacation placement scheme with the Government Economic Service that could help you secure a job in the civil service.**Live projects**In your final year you get a chance to apply your specialist knowledge and develop your research, analysis and communication skills in the consultancy module. You work in groups to investigate and propose solutions to a specific economics related issue for a client company or local authority body.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Economics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons).

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees

£13,995.00 (14,38,241) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£13,995.00 (14,38,241) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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