What will I learn?

Plymouth's BSc in Economics will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of contemporary economics alongside the ability to apply that knowledge to the analysis of a range of practical situations that support both future learning and employment.The first year of the degree emphasises the acquisition of key analytical and numerical skills, aiding the progressive development of your capacity for independent research and learning.The second year develops your interest in, and awareness of, topical economic issues, and will further build your knowledge and understanding of a range of principles and theories for their analysis. Alongside this, you will begin your study of the quantitative methods used by economists and further develop your study skills.The third year develops theories and empirical methods that are central to modern economic analysis, including individual dissertation work.All undergraduate modules within Plymouth Business School have integrated within them a CV building activity, for example, through micro-credentialing; real world problem-based learning; or embedded direct employer activity. We do this because we know it is key to student academic and graduate success.

Which department am I in?

Plymouth Business School

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need US high school diplomas with a combination of: AP at grade 4 or 5 (usually three subjects relevant to course), SAT circa 1250, ACT circa 26, SAT subjects (three relevant subjects circa 400). Undergraduate programmes: ILETS 6.0 overall with Minimum component scores 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

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

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