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Economics BSc (Hons)

UK

3

What will I learn?

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- 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 questions about the economic world.- Gain economic insights by exploring the economic modelling approach and by challenging your way of thinking.- Work closely with real world economic data, statistical and econometric software such as Stata and SPSS.- Develop your professional competencies, employability skills and career development potential, through activities that use the context of work and real-world experiences.- Undertake relevant work experience with an optional one-year work placement to prepare for your career.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.Our lectures and seminars 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 smart devices.Lectures give you a broad overview of the main topics central to the module, while seminars address an in-depth exploration of issues covered in lectures, where you have the chance to ask detailed questions, improve and develop self-confidence, teamwork and interpersonal communication skills.You learn through a mix of:- lectures and seminars- IT sessions- workshops- self-directed study and group work- empirical project work- consultancy work- guest speakers- work placement (optional)**Applied learning - Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Your academic and professional advisor helps you in your second 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.

Which department am I in?

College of Business Technology and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,860.00 (US$ 19,132) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,860.00 (US$ 19,132) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

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

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