Economics and Data Science with a Year in Business at Royal Holloway, University of London - UCAS

Course summary

Our BSc in Economics and Data Science is your gateway to an intellectually stimulating and lucrative career path. Data scientists are in high demand across sectors like finance, e-commerce, healthcare and more. As a graduate, you'll be equipped for roles such as data analyst, financial consultant, economic forecaster, and more. Our innovative curriculum seamlessly integrates economics and data science, empowering you with a unique employable skill set that is in high demand across diverse industries. You will gain hands-on experience through practical projects, involving programming, data visualisation, machine learning, and web-scraping. You'll have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research and practical case studies, building a portfolio that sets you apart. Working with leading researchers, you will learn to dissect economic trends, conduct robust data analysis, and make informed decisions that drive success for businesses, governments, and non-profit organisations. You will be trained to use market-leading software, including python and R, and will work toward certifications in each. Students benefit from our newly created data lab facilities. The course provides you with an opportunity to be at the intersection of economics and data science, two of the most influential fields in the modern world. Accredited by CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants). On completing this course you'll be able to apply for 4 exemptions.

  • Study economic models and links to high-powered data analysis.
  • Learn programming in industry-relevant software like Python and R.
  • Develop advanced data analytical skills and relate findings to economic models.
  • Spend the third year of this four year degree on a Year in Business


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Assessment method

Your course will be assessed by a combination of examinations and in-course assignments in the form of essays or presentations.

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

Combinations of qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, please contact us on [email protected] to discuss your situation.

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

EU £21000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £21000 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The tuition fee for UK undergraduates is controlled by Government regulations. For students starting a degree in the academic year 2024/25, the fee is £9,250 for that year. Royal Holloway reserves the right to increase tuition fees annually for overseas fee-paying students. Please be aware that tuition fees can rise during your degree. The upper limit of any such annual rise has not yet been set for courses starting in 2024 but will advertised here once confirmed.  For further information see fees and funding and our terms and conditions. These estimated costs relate to studying this particular degree at Royal Holloway during the 2024/25 academic year, and are included as a guide. Costs, such as accommodation, food, books and other learning materials and printing etc., have not been included.

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Economics and Data Science with a Year in Business at Royal Holloway, University of London - UCAS