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
- Students studying Business Economics can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020)
- 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 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
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:
We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.
English language requirements
For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|