Our extended degree in business economics includes a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study. You’ll be able to tailor the course to meet your own interests or career aspirations. This extended degree will provide you with a solid grounding in business economics. You'll apply economic theory and data handling skills to analyse data and use industry-standard statistical software and databases, giving you vital experience for employment and postgraduate study. By choosing option modules, you'll be able to shape your degree to your own areas of interest or to the needs of your future career. A foundation year at the start of your studies will give you the skills required to flourish at degree level. Our business economics graduates pursue careers in private and public companies, government and non-governmental organisations. What you should know about this course
- This four-year degree is identical to the three-year course but has a foundation year with lower entry requirements.
- You'll enhance your data-handling skills through free Reuter Certification and OANDA trading platforms.
- Our courses in Economics are ranked in TOP 5 for satisfaction in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)
- Our courses in Economics are ranked in TOP 10 in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)
- Our courses in Economics have above 80% in student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)
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.
On this course, students are assessed by:
- take-home exams
- coursework and practice assessments on campus where required.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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:
Applicants will normally have the equivalent of 64 UCAS points, plus GCSE English (language or literature) and mathematics at grade C / 4 or above. This might include: * A‐levels with grades DDE (or above) in relevant subjects * 64 UCAS points, including points from at least two AS-levels in relevant subjects * Three/four AS‐levels with at least three C grades (or above) in relevant subjects * International Baccalaureate (Certificate or Diploma) with 20 points or more from at least three relevant subjects * Other qualifications, which will be considered on application.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|