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BA (Hons)Economics

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £15,100 per year
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Overview

Economics at Stirling is delivered in a revolutionary new way of teaching through the commitment to the CORE Project – “Economics for a Changing World”. In using real-world data to answer real-world questions from the very beginning of your studies, you will understand global issues with historical and philosophical context, and be in a position to influence those positively for the good of business and society.

Economics is the study of how people interact with others and their surroundings, and here at Stirling Economics is looked at in a rich and varied way: from artificial intelligence in the labour market to addressing climate change, and from behavioural economic insights in decision making to tackling global poverty and inequality. An Economics degree from Stirling empowers you with sharp analytical tools, from experts in their field, with an ever-present emphasis on intellectual curiosity.

The expert staff at Stirling will give you an insight into professional practices through their cutting-edge research and links to the industry. You’re also free to combine your studies with one of eight other courses, sharpening your focus on a specific area that complements your growing knowledge of economics.

Programme structure

You can complete your Business Studies course as a four-year single honours degree, or combine it with one of 17 different degree subjects. Your first year will give you a broad grounding in business and management. You’ll cover areas such as the internal and external business environment and the nature of business and markets, the nature and functions of Operations, Marketing, HRM, Finance and ICT and the importance of competitiveness.

Your second year of study focuses on fundamentals including the nature of organisations, the variety of their management objectives, and the organisation of business.

Years three and four covers international business, entrepreneurship, responsible business and ethics, strategic management and business research methods.

Finally, under academic supervision, you will complete an individual research project of your choice or you may be selected to take part in a consultancy-style project working with a client organisation, often from North America, to help solve a real business problem. This is done through the relationship with Riipen.

Career opportunities

Recent Stirling graduates have started their careers in some of the following roles:

- Debt Products Analyst, Merrill Lynch
- Economic Analyst, Scottish Water
- Insurance Consultant, Aviva
- Credit Risk Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group
- Principal Research Officer, Scottish Government
- Head of Business Transformation, AEGON Scottish Equitable
- Investment Manager, Deutsche Bank
- Executive Director, Goldman Sachs

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