Economics at City, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

Economic theory is highly relevant and applicable in today’s rapidly changing world. From the impact of immigration, to the organization of healthcare systems, economics touches on all areas of modern life. This economics degree provides a thorough understanding of economic theory, with a focus on the practical link between theory and real-world application. You’ll learn the mathematics and statistics that underpin economics, and develop quantitative and analytical skills to evaluate wider social and political issues. At the end of your first year you will be able to choose between two pathways, Economics or Economics and Econometrics, where the latter focuses on the more quantitative aspects of economics.

  • Develop desirable transferable skills for a broad range of careers in economics, business, finance and beyond
  • Acquire analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills, alongside a deep understanding of economic theory and ideas
  • Choose a pathway between Economics and Economics and Econometrics
  • Stand out from the crowd with a professional placement year – past students have undertaken placements with organisations like the Department for Work and Pensions, GlaxoSmithKline, RBS and HM Treasury
  • Study abroad with an optional exchange in Europe, America or further afield
  • Enjoy professional and social opportunities through the student-led Economics Society
  • Follow in the footsteps of recent graduates who now work for major global corporations.


Year 1 Lay firm foundations for future study, exploring economic theory and the real-world application of economics. Build on your current mathematics knowledge. Core Modules: Topics in Applied Microeconomics Topics in Applied Macroeconomics Introduction to Microeconomics Introduction to Macroeconomics Data Analysis 1 Data Analysis 2 Elective Modules: Mathematics for Economists Post GCSE 1 Mathematics for Economists Post GCSE 2 Mathematics for Economists Post A Level 1 Mathematics for Economists Post A Level 2 Year 2 Develop your knowledge of micro and macro-economics. In Year 2, you'll also have the option to move to BSc Economics (Economics and Econometrics) depending on the electives you choose. Core Modules: Intermediate Microeconomics 1 Intermediate Microeconomics 2 Intermediate Macroeconomics 1 Introductory Econometrics History of Economic Thought Elective Modules: Intermediate Macroeconomics 2 Intermediate Econometrics Mathematics for Economists Post GCSE 3 International Trade Intermediate Mathematical Methods Global Financial Markets Nations and Firms in the Global Economy Money and Banking Micro-Placements Year 3 Deepen your expertise in your chosen pathway of either Economics or Economics with Econometrics. Tailor your studies to your professional interests with elective modules from a wide selection in economics, finance, law and more. Core Module: Economics and Society Elective Modules: Applied Econometrics Financial Economics Economics Project Corporate Finance Introduction to Financial Derivatives International Finance Monetary Economics Labour Economics Development Economics Industrial Organisation Company Law Advanced Quantitative Economics Experimental Economics Computational Economics Micro-Placements Industry Projects Summer Internship Integrated Professional Training Modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

The assessment in this bachelor's in Economics is based mainly on coursework and unseen examination. Your coursework may consist of: • Standard essays • Individual and group presentations • Group reports • Classwork • Unseen tests • Problem sets

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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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

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £20860 Year 1
International £20860 Year 1

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Economics at City, University of London - UCAS