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BScEconomics

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

We take economic decisions every day of our lives, and in turn are affected by the decisions of other people and institutions. Economics is the study of these decisions and actions. Studying the way economic processes work helps us to understand the society in which we live.

This single honours degree programme provides you with the opportunity to study economics in the greatest depth whilst also providing a considerable amount of choice regarding both the areas of economics and other subjects that you may wish to study.

The programme offers you the opportunity to study Economics in depth. In so doing, it equips you with the knowledge and understanding of economic theory and its application necessary to undertake graduate study in the subject and to pursue a future career as an economist.

The programme aims:

*to equip you with a knowledge and understanding of the core areas of economics, i.e. microeconomics, macroeconomics and quantitative methods;
*to enable you to apply economic analysis to a range of policy problems;
*to equip you with knowledge and understanding of the workings of the economy;
*to equip you with appropriate conceptual and analytic tools, and to provide opportunities for the development and application of these tools;
*to develop critical and evaluative thinking in the context of economics;
*to enable you to develop, through the study of economics, a range of skills and abilities that will contribute to your effectiveness in employment;
*to support you in becoming an independent learner, and in planning your studies and subsequent career.

Programme structure

You can choose between a number of ‘pathways’ through the degree, to reflect your background and interests.

Module choices in year one are dependent on whether you have studied economics at A level. Eight modules are studied each year, with four in each semester. During year three you will study a dissertation, equivalent to two modules, which is a piece of independent research on a topic of your choice spread over both semesters.

You may also combine single Honours Economics with a minor subject. You apply for the BSc. Economics programme and only have to decide if you want to do a minor once you arrive. You can drop the minor subject at any time. The minor consists of five modules from a particular structured pathway. Usually the minor begins in the second semester of first year. The degree title becomes BSc. Economics with (insert name of minor).

Minors will be offered in:
American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Creative Writing, Criminology, Demography, Education, English Literature, Film Studies, Geography, History, International Relations, Jewish History and Culture, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Music, Politics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology and Sustainability.

Career opportunities

Banking
Insurance and reinsurance
Accountancy
Market research
Economist
Actuary
Financial analyst
Money market dealer

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States