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BSc (Hons)Business Economics (Sandwich)

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry
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Overview

The modern business world is characterised by rapid change, in the form of globalisation, technological advancements and increased customer expectations.
Against this backdrop, commercial enterprises need to develop a sound understanding of the competitive environment in which they operate, the resources needed to succeed and where to allocate them to reach their objectives.
By studying our Business Economics course, you will have the opportunity to focus on the application of economics to situations related to commerce and enterprise. By exploring a range of analytical and quantitative tools that can be applied to business situations, you should be able to gain the skills to help companies in a variety of sectors make informed decisions.

Through a focus on contemporary business economic debates and the application of economics, our course can help you to develop the quantitative skills and real-world expertise to support your employability upon successful graduation. Former graduates of the course have gone on to find successful careers in areas such as management, consultancy and the civil service.

Career opportunities

A key advantage of this degree is that, as well as giving you the opportunity to acquire highly sought after skills in economic analysis, it aims to give you extensive exposure to how businesses and other organisations operate in widely different international markets.

Students at Coventry University can benefit from our long-established links with HM Treasury and other government departments, which currently offer a number of Internships, that can be undertaken during your optional Placement Year or outside of term time, as well as a unique mentoring programme for our students. Each academic year at least 10 second year students are paired with employees of different departments and can explore a variety of tasks and career opportunities, receiving assistance in the design of their curriculum vitae with a view to future employment. Please note, the unique mentoring programme is subject to a competitive application process and availability.

Upon successful graduation, you should possess an in-depth knowledge of economic theories and models, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and mathematical ability. You should also be able to demonstrate a wide range of desirable professional skills, including: team working; critical evaluation; self-directed learning; problem-solving; action planning and organising; written and oral communication; questioning and listening. The following personal qualities will also be addressed in each of the skills modules: achievement orientation; initiative and creativity; self-confidence; decisiveness; reflectiveness; adaptability and flexibility.

On successful completion, you should be well placed to pursue a wide variety of careers in investment banking, accountancy, tax consultancy, the public sector, auditing, derivatives trading, management consultancy, mergers and acquisitions, and many more. Recent graduates have found employment in a wide variety of careers at managerial level with prestigious employers including PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Bank of England, Government Economic Service (GES), Vodafone and HSBC. A number have also gone on to postgraduate study and professional training such as teaching.

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.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

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.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States