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Economics BSc

UCAS code: L100

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Our Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics is taught by the Department of Political Economy and the Economics group at King’s Business School and combines detailed analysis of economic theory and its application with practical examination of how economic ideas and principles impact contemporary policy making. The course will develop your analytical and critical skills through modules in economic theory, statistics, maths and econometrics and apply these to a range of problems in the economy, politics and policy making.

Key benefits

  • Delivered by two schools, giving you different economic perspectives and applications.
  • The Department of Political Economy is the only department of its kind in the UK.
  • Offers a case-based approach to Economic Principles in year 1, developed by the CORE project to apply real world scenarios in the teaching of economics.
  • Visiting Professor practitioners such as David Ramsden, the chief economist at the Treasury, and David Halpern, head of Number 10’s Nudge unit.

Employability

Economics students are highly valued by employers for their excellent mathematical and analytical skills. You will acquire a range of transferable skills including the ability to tackle problems, team working, IT skills and the ability to argue a case. 

Based on the careers of our alumni, we expect our graduates to go on to careers as:

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Political consultants
  • Finance analysts
  • Public affairs professionals
  • Corporate bankers
  • Economic consultants
  • Data analysts
  • Economists at international agencies

Employability

Economics students are highly valued by employers for their excellent mathematical and analytical skills. You will acquire a range of transferable skills including the ability to tackle problems, team working, IT skills and the ability to argue a case. 

Based on the careers of our alumni, we expect our graduates to go on to careers as:

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Political consultants
  • Finance analysts
  • Public affairs professionals
  • Corporate bankers
  • Economic consultants
  • Data analysts
  • Economists at international agencies

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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