Economics at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

Examine some of today's profound pressing issues - poverty and development, environmental protection, and financial and monetary crises. In an era of Big Data, new technologies, and artificial intelligence, you can discover the solutions to shape your world. By analysing real-world events and studying the principles of economics, you will gain the skills and tools to make a difference in the world around you, and open doors to a variety of employment opportunities. Recent graduates have gone on to work for Deloitte, HMRC, Goldman Sachs, Barclays and more. Gain expertise across the whole discipline or specialise in Econometrics or Financial Economics as you progress through your degree. Learn about how you can tailor your studies and your degree title in the Modules section. Reasons to study Economics at Kent. • Collaborate with inspiring lecturers who advise UK, European and international organisations. • Apply your academic skills and gain invaluable experience by taking a Year in Industry. • Shape your degree outside the classroom with our thriving student-led societies. Kent Invest focuses on financial markets holding an annual trading competition. - The Economics Society explores issues of the moment through the lens of the discipline, culminating in an annual networking conference. • Access support through our employability team, regular workshops and alumni talks, as well as our dedicated academic adviser and peer mentoring scheme. Think like an economist - develop the analytical skills to find solutions that will shape our world. Gain knowledge and understanding of crucial aspects of the subject, such as macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative economics. Choose to specialise in areas such as international finance, industrial and monetary economics, and the economics of money and banking. Our wide range of modules allows you to tailor your degree to support your particular career ambitions.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Principles of Economics  Mathematics for Economics Mode A  Mathematics for Economics Mode B  Statistics for Economics  Data Analysis for Economists  Optional modules may include: Stategy and Games Professional Economics Themes in Economic History Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Macroeconomics I  Microeconomics I  Introductory Econometrics  Macroeconomics II  Microeconomics II  Optional modules may include: The Historical Origins of Economic Development Frontiers in Economic Thinking Behavioural Economics Mathematical Economics Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Applied Econometrics Optional modules may include: Econometric Methods Econometrics for Macro and Finance Financial Economics and Asset Pricing Monetary Economics Environmental Economics and Green Finance Economics Dissertation International Economics Economic Growth Games for Economics and Business Industrial Economics Development Economics Political Economy Public Economics Labour Economics Human & Social Sciences in the Classroom

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18600 Year 1
International £18600 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 .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Economics at University of Kent - UCAS