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BScInternational Economics

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

You develop your abilities in economics and gain confidence in applying them to international situations, as well as receiving expert training in quantitative research methods, through study of topics including:

- Models of international trade and the world trading system
- Foreign exchange markets
- The history of European overseas trading
- International financial organisations
- The impact of business decisions on products, prices, and social welfare

We are rated consistently highly for student satisfaction and are top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% of our research rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” (REF 2014).

The global economy affects everyone. Studying international economics gives you a greater understanding of the world around you; it teaches you how the global economy functions, how trade and assets flow between countries, and how monetary relations operate on an international scale. By studying our course, you graduate with a strong training in international economics.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Economics
Introduction to Quantitative Economics (optional)
Methods of Economic Analysis (optional)
Applied Economics and Policy (optional)
Career Skills in Economics

Year 2

Macroeconomics (Intermediate)
Microeconomics (Intermediate)
International Financial Institutions and Policy
International Trade Institutions and Policy
Mathematical Methods in Economics
Introduction to Econometric Methods
Career Skills in Economics

Final year

International Trade
International Money and Finance
Project: Economics
Econometric Methods (optional)
Mathematical Economics (optional)
Economics of the European Union (optional)
Corporate Finance (optional)

Career opportunities

Our students are in demand from a wide range of employers in a host of occupations, including financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy.

Our recent graduates have gone on to work for a wide range of high-profile companies including:

Bank of England
Deloitte
Ernst and Young
Morgan Stanley
Bank of New York
RBB Economic Consulting
Government Economic Service

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