Why study BSc Economics at Middlesex University? This degree weaves academic learning into the economics and business context internationally and includes the option to take a valuable paid placement year where you'll be exposed to applying economics into action. You can choose to do short term internships in choice public, private and voluntary organisations such as government departments, banks, risk and insurance sectors, investment and broking firms, retail and manufacturing firms, start-ups and charities among many others. This degree will equip you with key skills in economics, including data analysis, group presentation and discussion, writing and report preparation. It's been designed for students who are interested in starting up their own businesses, be involved in running and managing businesses or becoming financial and/or economic analysts. Students gain a working knowledge of both theoretical and empirical methods that can be applied to the industry and world context. You will learn about the following during your studies: Individual and firm behaviour under uncertainty Price determinism and discrimination Game theory and oligopolistic pricing using game theory World financial markets Regulators and financial instruments Securities analysis and investment Econometrics and sampling techniques Risk and probability distributions You'll also develop a robust ability to use Excel, Stata and other statistical software, interpret financial data and write business reports. Our Economics Department has strong expertise in fields of behavioural and experimental economics as well as econometrics. These are all important in helping to apply economics theory and knowledge to business practice. With well-founded links with the financial, governmental and voluntary organisations, you'll be supported on work placements and internships and also overseas study in linked universities.
Year 1 Economic Principles (30 credits) - Compulsory Economic Applications (30 credits) - Compulsory Statistics and Interference (30 credits) - Compulsory Quantitative Techniques I (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Microeconomics (30 credits) - Compulsory Macroeconomics (30 credits) - Compulsory Econometrics (30 credits) - Compulsory Quantitative Techniques II (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 Advanced Macroeconomics (30 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Econometrics (30 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Microeconomics (30 credits) - Optional Trade and Growth (30 credits) - Optional Industrial Organisation and Policy (30 credits) - Optional Development and Labour Economics (30 credits) - Optional Economics of Entertainment and Sports (30 credits) - Optional Monetary Policy (30 credits) - Optional Work Internship (30 credits) - Optional
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Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/economics-bsc We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.
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English language requirements
|With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
|With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
|With at least 51 in all components
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