University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics

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Course summary

If you’ve got an analytical mind, enjoy solving business problems, and are looking for a career in finance and investment, our economics degree could provide the skills and knowledge you need. Economics at Greenwich aims to provide you with the intellectual abilities and analytical tools to understand, analyse and act upon the most challenging issues of our time. We believe economics must help to build and more equitably share prosperity, create meaningful employment, and ensure the transition to a carbon-neutral future. We have responded to calls from students and industry alike to change the way we do economics: we are a national leader in applied real-world economics that learns from history and embraces diversity. Our BSc Economics degree gives you the option to specialise in finance after your first year, or you can continue in the standard degree programme. In your time with us you will gain the knowledge and skills essential for either graduate employment or post-graduate study. Our graduates have pursued successful careers in industry, finance, the civil service, NGOs, research and education. Our graduates pursue careers in banking, finance, insurance and marketing and work in government enterprises. What you should know about this course

  • Specialise with the BSc Economics with Finance endorsement, which involves taking specific courses in years 2 and 3, helping towards professional accreditation (CFA)
  • Enhance your programming and data skills through the use of leading data analysis software; options to learn state-of-the-art trading platforms and machine learning
  • Our courses in Economics are ranked in TOP 5 for satisfaction in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022)
  • Our courses in Economics are ranked in TOP 10 in London (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2022)
  • Students studying economics can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020)

Course details

Modules

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.

Assessment method

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

Application codes

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:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.


English language requirements

For further information on our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
74%
Student satisfaction
45%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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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 £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Economics at University of Greenwich - UCAS