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BA (Hons)Business Economics

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Course code L112
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Overview

This programme covers the principles of economics and their application to business. The core courses equip students with a knowledge of economics and a wide range of practical skills in investigation, information management and presentation. This programme provides an option in Human Resource Management, Business Law or Accounting from year 1 onwards. As with all economics-based degrees, employers value the transferable skills gained by the students for their use in analysis, decision making and communication. We are proud to say we have been ranked joint no.1 in the UK for student satisfaction in Economics by the Complete University Guide.

The aims of the programme are:

To provide expertise and training in the principles of economics and their application appropriate for students of business economics
To provide students with an understanding of international businesses and the challenges in global economic governance.

Programme structure

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)
Quantitative Methods for Economists 1 (30 credits)
Personal and Professional Development 1 (IBE) (15 credits)
Introduction to Economic Institutions and Frameworks (15 credits)
Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Management Accounting and Ethics in Organisations (30 credits)
Introduction to Business Functions (15 credits)
Introduction to Business Processes (30 credits)
Business Planning and Development – Quantitative Methods 1 (30 credits)
Banking and Finance in a Global Context 1 (15 credits)
Organisation Behaviour 1: Managing the Performance of Individuals (15 credits)
Introduction to Business Law (30 credits)
Principles and Practice of Marketing (30 credits)

Year 2

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)
Intermediate Economics for Business (30 credits)
Quantitative Methods for Economists 2 (30 credits)
Placement Preparation (Business School)
Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)
Environmental Economics and Environmental Regulation (15 credits)
Banking and Finance in a Global Context 2 (15 credits)
Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Management Accounting (30 credits)
Cross-cultural Management (15 credits)
Business Ethics (15 credits)
Management and Information Systems (15 credits)
Project Management (15 credits)
Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
Strategic Quality Management (15 credits)
Organisational Behaviour 2: Managing Groups and Teams (15 credits)
Business and Company Law (30 credits)
Customer Insight and Research (30 credits)
Operations Management: Processes and Value Chains (30 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)
Intermediate Economics for Business (30 credits)
Quantitative Methods for Economists 2 (30 credits)
Placement Preparation (Business School)
Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)
Environmental Economics and Environmental Regulation (15 credits)
Banking and Finance in a Global Context 2 (15 credits)
Students are also required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Management Accounting (30 credits)
Cross-cultural Management (15 credits)
Business Ethics (15 credits)
Management and Information Systems (15 credits)
Project Management (15 credits)
Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)
Strategic Quality Management (15 credits)
Organisational Behaviour 2: Managing Groups and Teams (15 credits)
Business and Company Law (30 credits)
Customer Insight and Research (30 credits)
Operations Management: Processes and Value Chains (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Project (Economics & International Business) (30 credits)
Managerial Economics (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Small Business Development (30 credits)
Innovation in Action (15 credits)
Organisation Behaviour 3: Leadership (15 credits)
Managing Strategy (30 credits)
International Business Management (30 credits)
Economics of Finance & Investment (30 credits)
Economics of International Development and Finance (30 credits)
Monetary Economics (30 credits)
Global Macroeconomics (30 credits)
Applied Econometrics (30 credits)
Labour Economics, Policy and Regulation (30 credits)
Managing Business Finance (30 credits)
International Business Law (30 credits)
Contemporary Issues in Marketing (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates have opportunities in accounting, financial services, the City market sector, advertising, insurance, journalism, the civil service and education.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
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