Business Economics at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

You’ll study your Business Economics degree at our world-renowned Leeds University Business School, home to the Applied Institute for Research in Economics. This flexible course focuses on the economics of the firm with less emphasis on mathematical aspects than other economics courses offered at Leeds. Through compulsory modules, you’ll explore the core concepts, practices and techniques in business economics. You will gain analytical, quantitative, computing, presentation and other transferable skills, preparing you for a variety of exciting careers in the private and public sector. In a challenging and supportive environment, you'll develop an in-depth understanding of the nature and methods of economic analysis, allowing you to gain insight into the factors that influence individual behaviour, firm strategy and interactions, the wider economic environment together with policy options and dilemmas. A range of optional economics modules will provide you with the opportunity to explore specialist areas such as project appraisal, behavioural economics, environmental economics, macroeconomic policy, international trade, and health. Shape your learning with pathways This course offers pathways from year 2, which allow you to tailor your course to your specific interests or professional aspirations. The pathways provide modules that can be taken in particular areas and can be followed through to your final year. This unique level of personalisation and self-direction provides you with flexibility to meet your career goals, whilst helping you stand out from the crowd when you graduate. The pathways available on this course are: 

  • Business Management
  • International Business
  • Enterprise and Innovation
  • Ethics and Sustainability

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Only applicants applying from NCUK are eligible for entry into year 2 under our formal articulation route.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We typically receive a high number of applications for this course. To ensure we treat all applications fairly, we may put your application on hold until after the UCAS deadline before making a final decision. All applications received before the UCAS deadline are guaranteed equal consideration. For further information, visit our "How to Apply" page at This course is not accepting applications for deferred entry.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Business Economics at University of Leeds - UCAS