Business School, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.Sc. Economics

The programme aims to meet the opportunity in the market for employment by international organisations of graduates with sophisticated understanding and application of economic theory to international contexts, business, markets and institutions.

Description

Students studying in Economics develop a wide range of practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation. Employers value such transferable skills for their use in analysis, decision-making and communication.

You will receive a rigorous grounding in economic theory, solid traning in quantitative subjects and the opportunity to study in depth a number of problems and issues which have a crucial impact on society: unemployment and inflation; poverty and inequality; international trade and globalisation; the causes and consequences of economic growth; and the role and function of business at the local, national and international level.

The programme aims to meet the opportunity in the market for employment by international organisations of graduates with sophisticated understanding and application of economic theory to international contexts, business, markets and institutions.

Direct entry to Year 2 and 3 is available for qualified applicants. Students on this programme may apply to participate in overseas exchanges with our Erasmus partners.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide expertise and training in the principles of economics and their applications and a firm foundation of knowledge about the workings of actual economies
  • To provide knowledge of the mathematical and econometric methods needed for economic analysis and to train students in accessing and analysing economic data
  • To provide student with an understanding of the role of domestic and international institutions in shaping economic and business decisions.
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee

EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350

Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships

Not specified
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Microeconomics 1 (30 credits)
  • Macroeconomics 1 (30 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods for Economists 1 (30 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
  • One 15-credit option from: Banking and Finance in a Global Context; Introduction to Economic Institutions and Frameworks (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Microeconomics 2 (30 credits)
  • Macroeconomics 2 (30 credits)
  • Professional Practice in International Business and Economics (15 credits)
  • Quantitative Methods for Economists 2 (30 credits)
  • One 15-credit option from: Banking and Finance in a Global Context 2; Multinational Business in the Growth Economy; Environmental Economics and Environmental Regulation; Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)

Year 3

  • Project (Theoretical or Applied Economics) (30 credits)
  • Applied Econometrics (30 credits)
  • Two 30-credit options from: Economics of Finance and Investment; Economics of International Development and Finance; Managerial Economics; Monetary Economics;Global Macroeconomics (60 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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