Business Economics at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Be the change that employers seek - learn how social and economic environments affect organisations and how to make positive changes. Develop key skills in economics, accounting and management with a strong vocational focus. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Explore the principles of economics and how they apply to business
  • Gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of the economic decisions faced by business managers
  • Develop the ability to analyse the economic and social environments in which those decisions are taken
Find out more If you take a paid work placement in your third year you’ll develop and enhance your employability skills. Past students have completed placements with companies including Mercedes Benz, Price Waterhouse Cooper and high street retail banks. We will encourage you to enhance your entrepreneurial skills through a range of national student competitions such as the IBM University Business Challenge. Our guest lecture series will help support your development. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association and the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank. To view and register for any upcoming guest lectures, visit our university events webpage. Why study Business Economics at Leeds Beckett University...
  • 100% of BA (Hons) Business Economics graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*
  • Explore the principles of economics and how they apply to business
  • Gain a greater understanding of how financial markets work through our Virtual Investment Club
  • Meet representatives from organisations such as Deloitte to gain an understanding of how economics work in business
  • Utilise the university's local, national and international connections to seek a year's paid work placement
  • Take the opportunity to study abroad for a semester in year two at venues around the world
*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • The Institutional Environment
  • The UK Economy
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods: Statistics
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Accounting & Finance for Managers
  • Introduction to Economic Thought
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods: Concepts
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Perspectives on Business Economics
  • Contemporary Economic Thought
  • Economics & Methodology
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Econometrics
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Business, Competition & Government
  • Transnational Corporations & Global Production
  • Current Macroeconomic Issues
  • Economics, Management & Finance in the Public Sector
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Business Economics at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS