Economics (Single Honours) with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Economics (Single Honours) with Foundation Year

Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. Applications for International Foundation Years are also handled by KUIC; please do not apply via UCAS as the University will not be able to process your application and you may still be charged the UCAS application fee. To find out more and to apply for an International Foundation Year, visit Economics How is the behaviour of households, organisations and governments determined? How is that affected by their economic environment? How do global markets work? Which public services should be funded? Explore how economics seeks to answer these and other questions, and develop your understanding of the subject’s theories and techniques to open doors to a range of exciting future career opportunities. Why choose this course?

  • Access to industry-leading software such as Bloomberg and STATA
  • Gain a competitive edge with our Professional and Academic Development Programme
  • Option to spend a year working in industry, or undertake an entrepreneurship year
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Study alongside innovative companies based in Keele Business School
Interested in unravelling the complexities of economics and deciphering the motives and behaviours of key market stakeholders? At Keele, our Economics BSc programme supports you to cultivate the skills for analysing these interactions and attain a comprehensive understanding of economic models and tools. This will equip you to accurately assess environments and devise effective policies as a future economist. Our curriculum provides you with expertise in economic principles, seamlessly blending theory with practical applications. It focuses on strengthening core areas including econometrics and business analytics, statistics with Bloomberg, artificial intelligence and labour markets, growth strategies and policies, international money, cryptocurrencies and applied quantitative research. You will enhance your skills in economic research and communication across diverse audiences, conduct advanced analysis of economic relationships, improve your proficiency in statistical software, and engage in real-world projects and live trading simulations to strengthen your competencies in understanding and applying economics principles. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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  • Foundation

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Please note, our fees for 2025 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2024 entry fees are detailed on our course pages, and a summary is available on our website:
Economics (Single Honours) with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS