Economics at University of Roehampton - UCAS

Course summary

Why this course? • Accredited (subject to approval) by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) - a global professional body for those who work in the financial and investment profession • Option of a one-year work placement, after year two • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students About this course With access to a Bloomberg trading room and Reuters Market Data System our BSc Economics will give you both the knowledge and key skills for a successful career. You will be taught about the different methods of reasoning and tools used by economists to tackle issues and problems of economic policy, and develop the skills needed for interpreting real world economic events. You will learn to source information and perform portfolio analysis. With access to real-live trading information, financial and economic news in our Bloomberg Trading room, as well as the Reuters Market Data System, you will be using the same tools as industry professionals, ensuring that when you graduate you have the key skills required for a job in industry. Skills On this programme you will gain the practical and transferable skills needed to solve real-world problems, addressing important social issues and policy questions. Through testing your understanding of theory with real-world examples, you will gain invaluable experience for your future career. Career opportunities This degree will prepare you for a career as an economist in financial institutions and banking, business management, consulting, commerce, the public sector, and voluntary organisations. Currently, economists are in high demand in both the private and public sectors, with some going on to become skilled managers, researchers, analysts, and strategists. Graduates may also choose to progress on to postgraduate study.


Examples include: • Introduction to Accounting and Finance • Managerial Economics • Behavioural Economics

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
TOEFL (iBT)80with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
PTE Academic59with no less than 59 in any band
Cambridge English AdvancedCgrade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band

We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 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

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.
Economics at University of Roehampton - UCAS