Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics (4 years full time including sandwich year)

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – 100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2016/17). – You’ll study both mainstream and heterodox schools of thought. This will give you a wide perspective of how economics works. – After your first year, you’ll have the flexibility to switch to Financial or Business Economics or remain on the pure Economics programme. About this course How does economics affect society, institutions and government? How does it help us understand realworld issues and solve problems? This course offers you a broad understanding of economics, looking at the subject from a range of perspectives and schools of thought. It will challenge your intellect and develop your problem-solving skills. You’ll gain skills in data analysis, using industrystandard IT facilities. With well-rounded, independent and critical thinking skills, you’ll be highly valued by employers. Sandwich Year This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a relevant setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.

Course details


Examples of modules: Year 1

  • Becoming an Economist
  • Capitalism
  • Economic Policy and Principles
  • Economics Quantitatively Treated 1
Year 2
  • Contemporary Issues in Economics
  • Economics Quantitatively Treated 2
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
Final Year (Core)
  • Working as an Economist
  • Advanced Economic Policy and Principles
Final Year (Optional)
  • Development Economics
  • Econometrics
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Mathematical Economics
- Money, Banking and Financial Economics

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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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 £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change as we are awaiting the Office For Student Guidance on Fee levels for 2020 and beyond. For foundation year and international fees, please visit: Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs
Economics (4 years full time including sandwich year) at Kingston University - UCAS