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Economics & Management BSc

UCAS code: LN12

Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 years (4 years with Placement)
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
29 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Can we use statistics to solve global problems? What's the best way to understand behaviour at work? How should governments spend money? Discover the answers with an Economics and Management BSc at King's College London. From marketing to technology and innovation, this fascinating course delves into the areas that influence business decisions, change consumer behaviour and shape the economy. You'll graduate with the skills you need to launch a fulfilling career in business, finance or government.

Key benefits

  • You'll study elements of psychology, law and marketing to broaden your understanding of the business world.
  • In the first year you’ll avoid the fatigue of eleven week modules with our unique, shorter eight week modules, topped and tailed with immersive one-week modules designed to help you consolidate and reflect on your learning across the entire term.
  • Our teaching is informed by our outstanding research to help you understand how businesses overcome challenges.
  • Not only does this course help you kick-start your career, it's designed to prepare you for postgraduate study in finance, management and more.
  • Now available with an optional placement year – gain valuable work experience in your third year to enhance your career prospects when you graduate.
Harshali Ranjan

Given my interest in research, I chose King’s because of its global reputation as one of the best research universities in the world. The extreme support and flexibility provided have been really helpful and I have now come a long way since I first started at King’s, not just in academic terms but also in terms of overall and personality growth.

Harshali, Student (Economics & Management BSc)

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Course Aims

  • Genuinely integrated course which combines the main discipline of economics together with finance, psychology, accounting, law, marketing and human resource management.
  • Research-led curriculum encourages debates on a wide range of contemporary economics and management issues.
  • This course provides you with a solid background for postgraduate study in economics, finance, management and other related disciplines.

Base campus

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Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Optional study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply to study abroad, supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad
Optional year in industry

On this programme, you’ll spend your third year in a full-time year in industry or year in professional practice placement. Our Global Placements team will support you throughout your programme with advice and activities to help you discover your options, focus your placement search and take action to achieve the right placement for you.

Find our more about placements

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
Mathematics and at least one Humanities or Social Science subject (excluding Modern Language)
Preferred subjects:
None

A-Levels

Required grades:
A*AA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

Must include Mathematics and at least one Humanities or Social Science subject (excluding Modern Language).

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Including 766 in three Higher Level subjects, and including grade 6 in Higher Level Mathematics. The total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Must include at least one humanities or social science subject (excluding Modern Languages) as a Higher Level subject. Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study either Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme

You will also need:

GCSEs: There are no GCSE requirements for this programme.

 

Humanities/social science subjects accepted to meet the subject requirement:

  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Government and Politics
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021. 

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and independent study. A typical 15 credit module will include a 1 – 2-hour lecture and a 1 hour tutorial each week. We encourage critical analysis and debate on contemporary management issues.

At King’s, we place great emphasis on independent study and research to bring your ideas and things you have discovered to discuss. As a student of management you will use resources which include books, newspapers and magazines, the internet, social media, TV and radio and more to understand the discipline: how things were done and have developed; contemporary management issues and challenges; and what might be in the future.

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

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Assessment

  • Written Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Oral Presentations
  • Class Tests

Assessment methods depend on the modules you will be studying, the primary methods of assessment used for this course are written examinations, presentations (both individual and group), in-class tests and coursework. Some modules may include a regular ‘Tutorial Assessment’.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits. This is a three / four-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

From analyst to legal assistant, our graduates apply their skills to a range of industries.

If you ever need advice, our careers service will give you the support you need to stand out from the crowd and grab the attention of potential employers.

This course also provides the strong foundation you need to continue your studies in the area of economics, law, finance and more. 

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies.
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions.
  • Library fees and fines.
  • Personal photocopies.
  • Printing course handouts.
  • Society membership fees.
  • Stationery.
  • Graduation costs.
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses.

For the Year in Industry, King’s will invoice students for a proportion of King’s standard tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home and EU students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for one third of the King’s tuition fees for the year If you choose the study abroad option with one of King’s partner universities, you will not be charged tuition fees by the host university (although some partners do charge a small administration fee for applying). Please see the Study Abroad webpages for details of the relevant partner universities. King’s will continue to invoice for a proportion of King's tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for two thirds of the King's tuition fees for the year. • Home students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for one third of the King's tuition fees for the year. You should also budget to pay for the associated subsistence costs, such as travel, visas, accommodation and food as well as any vaccination/immunisations required by the country to which you are travelling.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Course Aims

  • Genuinely integrated course which combines the main discipline of economics together with finance, psychology, accounting, law, marketing and human resource management.
  • Research-led curriculum encourages debates on a wide range of contemporary economics and management issues.
  • This course provides you with a solid background for postgraduate study in economics, finance, management and other related disciplines.

Base campus

strand-quad
Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Optional study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply to study abroad, supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad
Optional year in industry

On this programme, you’ll spend your third year in a full-time year in industry or year in professional practice placement. Our Global Placements team will support you throughout your programme with advice and activities to help you discover your options, focus your placement search and take action to achieve the right placement for you.

Find our more about placements

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
Mathematics and at least one Humanities or Social Science subject (excluding Modern Language)
Preferred subjects:
None

A-Levels

Required grades:
A*AA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

Must include Mathematics and at least one Humanities or Social Science subject (excluding Modern Language).

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Including 766 in three Higher Level subjects, and including grade 6 in Higher Level Mathematics. The total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Must include at least one humanities or social science subject (excluding Modern Languages) as a Higher Level subject. Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study either Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme

You will also need:

GCSEs: There are no GCSE requirements for this programme.

 

Humanities/social science subjects accepted to meet the subject requirement:

  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Government and Politics
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021. 

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and independent study. A typical 15 credit module will include a 1 – 2-hour lecture and a 1 hour tutorial each week. We encourage critical analysis and debate on contemporary management issues.

At King’s, we place great emphasis on independent study and research to bring your ideas and things you have discovered to discuss. As a student of management you will use resources which include books, newspapers and magazines, the internet, social media, TV and radio and more to understand the discipline: how things were done and have developed; contemporary management issues and challenges; and what might be in the future.

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Assessment

  • Written Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Oral Presentations
  • Class Tests

Assessment methods depend on the modules you will be studying, the primary methods of assessment used for this course are written examinations, presentations (both individual and group), in-class tests and coursework. Some modules may include a regular ‘Tutorial Assessment’.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits. This is a three / four-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

From analyst to legal assistant, our graduates apply their skills to a range of industries.

If you ever need advice, our careers service will give you the support you need to stand out from the crowd and grab the attention of potential employers.

This course also provides the strong foundation you need to continue your studies in the area of economics, law, finance and more. 

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books if you choose to buy your own copies.
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions.
  • Library fees and fines.
  • Personal photocopies.
  • Printing course handouts.
  • Society membership fees.
  • Stationery.
  • Graduation costs.
  • Travel costs for travel around London and between campuses.

For the Year in Industry, King’s will invoice students for a proportion of King’s standard tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home and EU students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students working for a full academic year will receive an invoice for one third of the King’s tuition fees for the year If you choose the study abroad option with one of King’s partner universities, you will not be charged tuition fees by the host university (although some partners do charge a small administration fee for applying). Please see the Study Abroad webpages for details of the relevant partner universities. King’s will continue to invoice for a proportion of King's tuition fees. At present these are as follows but may be subject to change: • Home students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for £6,167 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying for a semester abroad will receive an invoice for two thirds of the King's tuition fees for the year. • Home students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • EU students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for £1,350 for King’s tuition fees for the year. • Overseas students studying or working for a full academic year abroad will receive an invoice for one third of the King's tuition fees for the year. You should also budget to pay for the associated subsistence costs, such as travel, visas, accommodation and food as well as any vaccination/immunisations required by the country to which you are travelling.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 years (4 years with Placement)
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
29 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

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