Economics at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

In an increasingly globalised world, a solid understanding of how economic systems, markets and organisations work can set you apart as a knowledgeable leader in a variety of industries. An Economics BSc(Hons) degree can take you far, setting you up for many potentially rewarding and exciting careers – including stockbroker, data analyst, investment analyst, or economist – in the public and private sectors. This course aims to equip graduates with integral skills and knowledge of Economics. You’ll learn about the science of decision making, as well as how resources are allocated to meet the needs of the population. You’ll be prepared to face and address pressing global problems, such as poverty, unemployment, inequality, and pollution. Why Study Economics BSc(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? You can look forward to a high-quality education here, as Economics at Huddersfield is top in Yorkshire for learning experience, learning opportunities, academic support and more (National Student Survey 2023). On campus, you’ll study a wide range of subjects including: • microeconomics and macroeconomics  • mathematics and statistics for social sciences  • econometrics  You’ll also learn how to use industry-standard databases and software packages, such as Datastream, Stata, R and Eviews. Away from campus, you’ll gain relevant real-world experience. After the second year of the course, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to the test in an optional 48-week work placement in your area of interest, in the UK or abroad, utilising our links with local, national, and international companies throughout many industries. This course will prepare you for a variety of potentially exciting careers in a range of fields in the industry. You could work as an auditor, commercial finance analyst or finance officer. You can even go on to work for non-profits, government agencies, banks or even insurance companies. Professional Bodies You’ll also be studying at an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-International accredited Business School. Globally, fewer than six per cent of institutions offering business degrees achieve this accreditation. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

Modules

Modules on the first year of this course include: • Introduction to Macroeconomics • Introduction to Microeconomics • Statistics for Social Sciences • Mathematics for Social Sciences • Accounting for Managers (Foundation). To see the full range of modules and descriptions (including option modules), please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

On average, 16 per cent† of the study time on this course is spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, workshops etc. Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course. † Based on 21/22 programme specifications

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • AACSB International

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition you must have GCSE Maths at grade 5 or above, or grade B or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

https://hud.ac.uk/international/courses-and-entry-requirements/international-entry-requirements/


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
EU £16500* Year 1
International £16500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Economics at University of Huddersfield - UCAS