Economics with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS

Course summary

Combining core elements of economics and business, our BSc Economics with a Year in Industry degree is ideal for students who want a career in politics, policy, business or finance. Providing theoretical and practical understanding of economic principles in relation to business environments, as well as the analytical tools and techniques employed in business decision making and strategy, you will be able to effectively apply your knowledge, investigative and model-building skills to advise everything from private businesses all the way through to the government - having a real impact on economic policy. Economics at Swansea is ranked: • Top 16 in the UK for Teaching Satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2024) • 17th in the UK for Student Voice (NSS 2023*) • Top 20 in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times Good University Guide 2024) *Based on the average positivity score across questions 22 to 25 in the NSS 2023 compared against 81 universities as featured in the Times Good University Guide. Swansea University's Economics department offers students an excellent learning experience, driven by a world-class academic team. With a key focus on preparing you for a successful career on graduation, the department has an Employability Team, who are on hand throughout the year to help you realise your potential and achieve your goals. You will have unlimited access to expert advice and support in relation to placement opportunities, internships, work experience, job application processes, interview techniques and much more. You can undertake our Year in Industry degree variant, which is a four year degree with a year’s work placement in a chosen industry. Gain real-world industry experience, network and collaborate with leading business thinkers, and practically apply your theoretical knowledge in the workplace. You do not need to decide on your preferred placement route on application, you can decide throughout your first year of study.

Modules

Your first year of study is made up of compulsory modules covering a range of themes. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • Current Issues in Economics • Finance for Economics • Exploring Economic Data In your second and third year you will study a mixture of compulsory and choose optional modules from a vast selection. Examples of optional modules in recent years have included: • Health Economics • Information Systems • Organisational Behaviour • Monetary Economics • Data Mining Your final year will include an optional independent study project. For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/social-sciences/economics/bsc-economics/

Assessment method

We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes. In addition to traditional examinations and essays, examples of alternative assessment include: • Presentations • Group Work • Data Sampling Throughout your undergraduate Economics degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment please visit our course page: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/social-sciences/economics/bsc-economics/or get in touch with us at [email protected]


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L1W0
Institution code:
S93
Campus name:
Singleton Park Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis, with GCSE grades, AS Level subjects and grades, work experience, references and personal statement taken into account. Variable offers are made dependent on subjects studied.


English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

English Language Requirements at Swansea University

https://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

For the latest fee information, please check the individual course page on our website. Our full range of programmes are listed here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/ Further information on tuition fees can be found here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/

Provider information

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Swansea University
Singleton Park
Swansea
SA2 8PP


Course contact details

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The Admissions Office, Swansea University

01792 295111

01792 295110

Economics with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS