Examine some of today's profound issues, from poverty to environmental protection, financial and monetary crises. Develop the skills to analyse and discuss these crucial areas in an era of Big Data, New technologies and Artificial Intelligence, discovering the solutions to shape our World. Immerse yourself in this exciting topic, joining our international community of staff and students. Learn from lecturers who advise UK and International organisations, expanding your global perspective and providing you with the tools to make a difference. Shape your degree outside the classroom with our thriving student led societies. Kent Invest focusses on financial markets holding an annual trading competition. The Economics Society explores issues of the moment through the lens of the discipline, culminating in an annual networking conference. Choose to study Economics with a Year Abroad at Kent because: · you’ll satisfy your curiosity at a top 20 subject in The Guardian University Guide 2022 · you’ll study in a supportive learning community, ranked 5th for student satisfaction in The Complete University Guide 2022 · you’ll learn from inspiring lecturers who advise UK, European and international organisations · you’ll gain ongoing support through our employability team, regular workshops and alumni talks, as well as our dedicated academic adviser and peer mentoring scheme. · you’ll study in our new Kennedy building, home to our economics community, with excellent facilities, ideal for teaching analytic tools.
You learn how economists think and develop the analytics skills to find solutions to shape our world. You’ll develop knowledge and understanding of crucial aspects of the subject, such as macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative economics. You can choose to specialise in areas such as international finance, industrial and monetary economics, and the economics of money and banking. Our wide range of modules allows you to tailor your degree to support your particular career ambitions; for example, you can choose modules that prepare you for life as a professional economist. Your Year Abroad will be spent studying at a partner university in France, Germany, Greece, Japan or Spain between the second and final year of your degree.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|