Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Economics

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Course summary

.Overview This degree weaves academic learning into the business context internationally. You'll be exposed to applying economics into action by completing a valuable paid placement year in public, private or voluntary organisations. Upon graduation, you'll have the necessary skills and experience to develop a career in government departments, banks, risk and insurance sectors, investment and broking firms, retail and manufacturing firms, and charities. Why study BSc Business Economics* at Middlesex University? This course will give you the solid working knowledge of both theoretical and empirical methods that can be applied to the industry and world context of business economics. You'll gain a strong understanding of individual and firm behaviour under uncertainty as well as price determinism and discrimination. You'll study oligopolistic pricing using games and economic experiments and you'll explore world financial markets, regulators and financial instruments. You'll also develop your knowledge on securities analysis and investment as well as econometrics and sampling techniques, and risk and probability distributions. You'll be enabled to develop a robust ability to use Excel, Statistical software, interpret financial data and write business reports. Course highlights Solid focus on applying knowledge into the industry context Advisory board support from eminent economists and industry personnel Well- founded links with the financial, governmental and voluntary organisations Supported work placements and internships and also overseas study in linked universities Strong tutorial expertise on behavioural and experimental economics *Please note the course is subject to validation

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Economics Principles (30 credits) - Compulsory Economics Applications (30 credits) - Compulsory Quantitative Methods for Finance (30 credits) - Compulsory Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Economics Analysis and Policy (30 credits) - Compulsory Trade and International Business (30 credits) - Compulsory Banking Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Accounting and Finance for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory Optional placement module Work Placement and Work Placement Project (60 credits) - Optional Year 3 Applied Econometrics (30 credits) - Compulsory Economics of Entertainment and Sports (30 credits) - Compulsory Business Finance (30 credits) - Compulsory Monetary Policy (30 credits) - Optional International Finance (30 credits) - Optional Business Start-up (30 credits) - Optional Placement Module (60 credits) - Optional Internship module (30 credits) - Optional


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L110
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

Qualifications To find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country please visit: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/study-with-us/international/support-in-your-country Visas and immigration You will not need a visa to study in the UK if you are a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK. Please see our visas and immigration page for further information.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic516.0 (with minimum 5.5 in all components

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Entry Qualification

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


Unistats information

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Economics at Middlesex University - UCAS