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BAEconomics with Computing

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Want to build a successful career in economics and finance? In our modern society computing and programming skills have become essential for economists. Our BSc Economics with Computing course allows you to build a comprehensive knowledge of economics whilst developing relevant computing and programming skills. Through exploring these two subject areas you apply your computing skills to the real world economic and financial problems and perform complex analysis on individuals’ economic behaviour.

Economics at Essex is not only about stocks, shares and financial markets; it is concerned with the material wellbeing of human societies. Our course gives a thorough introduction to all aspects of economics, including micro and macro-economics, whilst also introducing you to programming languages and algorithms.

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Economics
Introduction to Quantitative Economics
Methods of Economic Analysis
Career Skills in Economics
Introduction to Programming
Object-Oriented Programming

Year 2

Career Skills in Economics
Macroeconomics (Intermediate)
Microeconomics (Intermediate)
Mathematical Methods in Economics
Introduction to Econometric Methods
Application Programming

Final year

Career Skills in Economics
Project: Economics
Advanced Programming
Information Retrieval
International Trade (optional)
Economics of Bond and Derivatives Markets (optional)
Economics of the European Union (optional)

Career opportunities

Many employers want economists with computing skills who can tackle large data sets and real- world problems. Our course helps you to become more employable and takes you closer to that dream job or postgraduate study when you graduate.

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

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