What will I learn?

The world of enterprise is constantly adapting and evolving. The impacts and changes in the business environment in terms of economic events, changes in accounting practices, changes in the regulatory and legal environment, marketing decisions, and the development of business strategies can be the difference between success and failure for a company. Within the Aberystwyth Business School, Economics studies the human choice and impact of choice on the production, distribution, and consumption of resources. Microeconomics deals with a choice at the individual level whereas macroeconomics analyses the economy as a whole. At Aberystwyth University, the combination of Economics / Business and Management will focus on the practical application of economic ideas, knowledge, and methods within the context of professional decision-making situations. In addition, you will also develop your knowledge of essential elements which include human resource, management, organisational behaviour, business strategy, business, and management. A degree in Economics / Business and Management is highly rated by employers and on average attracts particularly high levels of graduate salaries.**Studying a degree in Economics will equip you with the following skills:**+ Understanding of organisational behaviour and structure;+ Improved numeracy skills and the ability to research;+ Interpret and use business and financial data;+ Deep understanding of the causes and effects of economic and other external changes;+ Ability to communicate clearly written and spoken;+ Effective problem solving;+ Analytical and creative thinking skills;+ Decision- making;+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team;+ Time-management and organisational skills;+ Self-motivation and self- reliance.**Our graduates have progressed into these specialist pathways:**+ Chartered Accountant;+ Chartered Certified Accountant;+ Chartered Management Accountant;+ Chartered Public Finance Accountant;+ Economist;+ Investment analysis;+ Financial risk analyst;+ Actuary;+ Civil Service;+ Diplomatic Service;+ Local Government.

Which department am I in?

Aberystwyth Business School

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 19,382) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

26 September 2022


Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus,

Penglais Road,



SY23 3DD, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum final GPA of 3.0-3.2 (depending on subject to be studied) Plus SAT 1100+ (minimum 550 in Maths and 550 Evidence-Based Reading & Writing) or ACT Composite scores of 25 (depending on the subject to be studied); To include either of the following or combination of: Minimum of 2 SAT subjects with scores of 550+ (subject specific requirements for some degree programmes).

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


About Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth is one of the best universities in the UK for students looking to receive a world-class, research-led education.

  • Centre of excellence for research quality
  • University of the year for teaching quality (2019)
  • Top university in England & Wales for student satisfaction

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