Economics with Placement Year at York St John University - UCAS

Course summary

On this course you will develop your knowledge of economic principles and learn to apply this to real situations and challenges. We will discuss how the economy is affected by issues relating to crime, fiscal policy, political issues and international constraints. You will also investigate how economic metrics can be used to measure and enhance collective happiness in society. Through practical investigation you will learn the essentials of econometrics modelling, and go beyond them to explore experimental economics. You will consider the economic effects of centralised banking and government on our society. We have close links with businesses across the region, and you will regularly hear from high profile guest speakers. This includes representatives from the Bank of England as well as well known private organisations. These connections also provide opportunities for networking, internships and work experience placements. We make sure your learning is always kept practical and relevant by embedding Guest speakers, live projects and experiments at every level of study. While you study with us, we will fund your membership of the Royal Economic Society. This will enhance your professional profile in the industry. It also opens up extra opportunities for training and development, such as competitions, grants and conferences. As with all of our Business courses, you have the option to go on a placement year between years 2 and 3 of your degree. You can also choose to study abroad for a semester at one of our partner universities. As a Business School we are passionate about social responsibility and sustainability. These values and this commitment will be embedded throughout this course. We are a Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) signatory for the United Nations. Our mission is to develop your potential so that you can make a difference in society.

Modules

https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/economics/economics-bsc-hons/


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L2N7
Institution code:
Y75
Campus name:
York St John University
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

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

For Second Year entry, applicants must have completed the first year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 120 credits. For Third Year entry, applicants must have completed the first and second year of Higher Education in a similar subject with a total of 240 credits. Applicants will need to submit a transcript of their completed study, and offers will be subject to a mapping exercise of modules to ensure an appropriate alignment of course content. Please be aware that transfer applications are subject to availablity of space on the selected academic year of your chosen course. For more information on the transfer process, please see https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/transferring-to-york-st-john-university/. If transferring to the final year of a course containing a placement or study abroad year, you must have also completed a placement or study abroad year prior to starting the course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/economics-and-financial-investment-management/economics-bsc-hons/


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 £14000 Year 1
International £14000 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

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
Economics with Placement Year at York St John University - UCAS