University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Economics

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Course summary

Economics affects every area of our lives. From our day-to-day decisions to global policies whose effects reverberate around the world, this degree will prepare you for a wide range of careers. At Greenwich, we believe economics must help to build and more equitably share prosperity, create meaningful employment, and ensure the transition to a carbon-neutral future. We have responded to calls from students and industry alike to change the way we do economics: we are a national leader in applied real-world economics that learns from history and embraces diversity. In a complex dynamic business environment, whether you want to work for an established business or start your own, as a business economics graduate you will be able to apply theory and data handling skills to analyse real-world economic and business problems. In your time with us you will gain the knowledge and skills essential for entrepreneurial initiative, graduate employment or post-graduate study. Our graduates have pursued successful careers in industry, finance, the civil service, NGOs, research and education. What you should know about this course

  • Enhance your programming and data skills through the use of leading data analysis software; options to learn state-of-the-art trading platforms and machine learning.
  • We are a national leader in applied real-world economics that learns from history and embraces diversity.
  • Our courses in Economics are ranked in TOP 5 for satisfaction in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022)
  • Our courses in Economics are ranked in TOP 10 in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022)
  • Students studying economics can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020)

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.


English language requirements

For further information on our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
64%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Business Economics at University of Greenwich - UCAS