**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary: Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start. Study a course balanced between theory and practice to understand the disciplines of economics. Acquire key analytical, problem solving, communication, quantitative and computing skills to address business problems. Undertake relevant work experience with an optional one-year work placement to prepare for your career. Gain economic insights by exploring the economic modelling approach and by challenging your way of thinking. Work closely with real world economic data, statistical packages and econometric software such as IBM SPSS and Stata. Develop your professional competencies, employability skills and career development potential, through activities that use the context of work and real world experiences. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Economics course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree. Our lectures are informative and engaging, and you are encouraged to be an active participant via our electronic voting system or by using free apps, such as Socrative, on your smartphone. The seminars address an in-depth exploration of issues covered in lectures, where you can improve and develop self-confidence, teamwork and interpersonal communication skills. You learn through:
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- work experience
- guest speakers
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Contemporary Issues Introduction To Business Organisation Management And Delivery 1 Organisation Management And Delivery 2 Self And Stakeholder Management The Practice Of Accounting, Finance And Economics Year 2 - Compulsory modules Developing Professional And Academic Skills Introduction To Macroeconomics Introduction To Microeconomics Introduction To Statistics Maths For Economics Elective modules Asset And Portfolio Management Foreign Language Foundations Of International Business Year 3 - Compulsory modules Alternative Perspectives In Economics Applied Professional Skills Intermediate Macroeconomics Intermediate Microeconomics Introduction To Econometrics Elective modules Financial Fluency For Management Decision Making Foreign Language International Entrepreneurship Leading And Managing Teams Year 4 - Optional modules Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules Advanced Topics In Macroeconomics Applied Econometrics Consultancy Project Industrial Economics Elective modules Behavioural Economics Business In The European Economy Contemporary Issues in International Business Financial Performance Management Global Financial Markets Uls French Stage 2 Uls French Stage 3 Uls French Stage 4 Uls French Stage 6A Uls German Stage 2 Uls German Stage 3 Uls German Stage 4 Uls German Stage 6A Uls Spanish Stage 2 Uls Spanish Stage 3 Uls Spanish Stage 4 Uls Spanish Stage 6A
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Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2022 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.|
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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