Economics at Keele University - UCAS

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Course summary

How does the economic environment of households, organisations and governments influence their economic behaviour? How do global economic markets work? Which public services should be funded and how? Explore how economics seeks to answer these and other questions and develop your understanding of the subject's theories and techniques to open doors to a range of exciting future career opportunities. Why choose this course?

  • No. 1 in the UK. Britain's best university, ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
  • Spend a year working in industry, or undertake an entrepreneurship year
  • Access to industry-leading software such as Bloomberg and STATA
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Study alongside innovative companies based in Keele Business School
Our Economics BSc curriculum is designed to prepare you for a dynamic and varied career where you will put in to practice the theory and skills you’ve learnt throughout your studies. We aim for you to graduate with a portfolio of desirable transferable skills and the key economic knowledge employers are looking for. You will study economics in depth to improve your understanding of the different economic decisions families, companies and governments make, and examine how economic markets function and the impact of fiscal and monetary policies. During your first year you will build essential quantitative techniques for developing models and presenting data. You’ll look at developments in the global economy from a historical perspective and start to align your degree with your interests and ambitions by choosing from optional modules which currently include topics such as accounting, management and business law, and business strategy where you will have the opportunity to work on a solution to business problem set by a multinational corporation. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Student Outcomes

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

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

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Economics at Keele University - UCAS