This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas. Why study BSc (Hons) Economics (with Foundation Year) at BU?
- Learn from expert specialist lecturers, and professors in the Business School, who actively lead research that is applied and discussed in lectures
- Gain critical industry-relevant skills and competencies, such as statistics, econometrics, and applied research, to enhance your employability in public and private organisations
- Grow your professional network and increase your employability by undertaking an optional 30-week placement with our partners in Accounting, Finance & Economics businesses
- Take opportunities to study abroad at one of our international partner institutions
- Study Economics at BU and venture into one of the most well-paid professions, second only to medicine (source IFS-BBC)
- Our graduates work as economic and financial or data analysts, accountants, and executives for companies such as Adidas UK Ltd, Apple, BMW Financial Services and British Airways - and 94% of our graduates are in employment or further study 15 months after graduation (Source DiscoverUni 2023).
During the foundation year, you will study the following units: Fundamentals of Business & Management; Academic & Professional Practice; Fusion Business Project. Year 1 core units: History of Economic Thought | Introductory Mathematics for Economic Analysis | Principles of Microeconomics | Principles of Macroeconomics | Introduction to Financial Markets | Basic Statistical Techniques
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- AACSB International
How to apply
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Points of entry
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Fees and funding
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