Anglia Ruskin University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business with Economics (with Placement Year)

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Course summary

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Please note this course replaces BSc (Hons) Economics (with Placement Year). You’ve set your sights high. You want a course that connects you with up-to-the minute ideas and discussions. We’ve designed our full-time Business with Economics degree to match that ambition. Based in Cambridge, you’ll be at the forefront of current issues and challenges in economics. And you won’t just learn in the lecture theatre. There’s the chance to get involved in extracurricular activities, debating big ideas such as the minimum wage, capitalism and Brexit, and gain valuable work experience with a placement year. You know there’s more to economics than meets the eye. Beyond the theory, there is the space where economics collides with the world – and there’s never just one way of looking at things. Economics isn’t just about the numbers. It’s about making sense of those numbers and understanding how things work and change across industries. The course explores specific disciplines within a broader context, studying accounting and mathematics, statistics and econometrics, micro- and macroeconomics, as well as project management, environmental approach to business, EU economy and international trade, all in relation to organisation’s behaviour and performance and the impact on our lives. Using the skills and knowledge you’ll learn with us will make you a desirable graduate, in demand by strategic companies and with capacity to thrive. But why choose university instead of diving into the workforce straight away? Studying economics at university, rather than trying to do it on the job, gives you the space and support you need to grasp new ideas on your own terms. As the course progresses, you’ll establish areas of interest that you can go on to develop in your final project. This freedom to explore is how complex knowledge becomes enjoyable and inspiring. One of the best things about studying economics at ARU is the community – you will be studying alongside other switched on people with buckets of enthusiasm and the drive to tackle big, divisive topics that are so influential right now. Our group ‘Economics in the pub’ is a regular social event set up by staff, where casual debate on big ideas like minimum wage, Brexit, fractional reserve banking and issues with capitalism are given historical and theoretical context, beyond what you might discuss in the classroom.

Course details

Modules

Level 4 modules Global Business Environment and International Strategy Business Law Organisational Behaviour Digital Business and Principles of Marketing Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management Level 5 modules Micro and Macro Economics Introduction to Econometrics Ruskin Module The Entrepreneurial Journey Project Management and Implementation Placement year Work Placement Level 6 modules Sustainability and Responsible Business Applied Economics Financial Economics Undergraduate Major Project

Assessment method

You can expect an interesting mix of coursework, essays, exams and activity-based assignments. Your coursework could include problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations as well as group or individual reports. You'll also be able to access support materials supported by materials accessed through our learning management system, Canvas. All assessment is designed to allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned, and to make sure you’re developing the knowledge and skills you need to complete the course.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L103
Institution code:
A60
Campus name:
Cambridge Campus
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

2020 Entry requirements are under review for the next cycle and have been published using the current cycle information. Please check back when apply opens for the exact requirements. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

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

http://www.anglia.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/business-economics


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Please note the fee for the placement year is £1250 (provisional) https://aru.ac.uk/student-life/preparing-for-university/help-with-finances/uk-eu-undergraduate 2021 international fees are to be confirmed
Business with Economics (with Placement Year) at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS