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BScEconomics with German

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

The knowledge of the economist and the skill of the linguist make a powerful combination in the modern world. With increasingly globalised and interdependent commercial markets, Economics graduates that can apply their skills and understanding overseas have never been more sought after, opening up exciting new horizons for a successful international career.

Programme structure

First year
Core modules
Principles of Economics
Applied Economics and Statistics
The Global Economy
Contemporary Economic Challenges
German Language 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
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Econometrics
German Language module
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
Third year
Study abroad year
Final year
Core modules
Extended Essay
German Language module
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

At the end of four years you will be well-versed in economic concepts, have the ability to analyse issues with an economist’s viewpoint, have attained a high level of spoken and written language skills, and be familiar with another European country. These degrees are of great practical value and appeal to prospective employers both in the UK and continental Europe.

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