Logo of University of Birmingham

BScEconomics

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
Tuition fee To be confirmed
More information

Expenses, accommodation, working etc.

birmingham.ac.uk/..econ/economics-bsc.aspx 

Overview

Our BSc Economics degree is an exciting chance to explore some of the increasingly prominent economics issues affecting 21st century political and current affairs. Economics is an intellectually challenging discipline that builds important skills and techniques in using maths and applying statistical data, as well as wider transferable skills, all of which will make you a highly sought-after graduate with a significant advantage in the employment market.

Programme structure

First year
Core modules
Principles of Economics
Applied Economics and Statistics
The Global Economy
Contemporary Economic Challenges
Widening Horizons Module
You must also take one of the following: (dependent on whether you have A level Mathematics)

Introduction to Mathematics for Economics
Mathematics for Economics
Second year
Core modules
Econometrics
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Optional modules
Choose three modules from the following list:

Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Financial Markets and Institutions
Development Economics
Environmental Economics
China and the World Economy
Contemporary Issues in the UK Economy
Mathematical Methods for Economics
Mathematical Methods for Statistics and Econometrics
Final year
Core modules
Extended Essay
You must take one or both of the following:

Advanced Microeconomics
Advanced Macroeconomics
Optional modules
If taking one of the above, you must choose four modules from the list below. If taking both, then three modules are taken from the list below:

Advanced Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Advanced Financial Markets and Institutions
Advanced Econometrics: Theory and Applications
Labour Economics
Industrial Organisation
History of Economic Thought
International Trade Theory and Policy
Monetary Policy and Dynamic Macroeconomics
Decision Theory and Games
Public Economics
Health Economics
Economics of the European Union
The Political Economy of Russia
Professional Development

Career opportunities

AnEconomics degree will provide the skills required for a very wide range of careers and we are renowned for producing high-calibre graduates. With competitive starting salaries for our graduates, our students go on to be in high demand by employers in diverse sectors, such as financial management and accounting, government services, investment and retail banking, teaching, insurance, general management, personnel and journalism.

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