Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – This course received 100 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020) – You’ll study both mainstream and heterodox schools of thought. This will give you a wide perspective of how economics works. – After your first year, you’ll have the flexibility to switch to Financial or Business Economics or remain on the pure Economics programme. About this course How does economics affect society, institutions and government? How does it help us understand real- world issues and solve problems? This course offers you a broad understanding of economics, looking at the subject from a range of perspectives and schools of thought. You’ll explore why people, businesses and governments make certain decisions and the consequences of those decisions. It’ll challenge your intellect and develop your problem-solving skills. You’ll gain skills in data analysis, using industry- standard IT facilities. With well-rounded, independent and critical thinking skills, you’ll be highly valued by employers.

Course details


Examples of modules: Year 1

  • Becoming an Economist
  • Capitalism
  • Economic Policy and Principles
  • Economics Quantitatively Treated 1
Year 2
  • Contemporary Issues in Economics
  • Economics Quantitatively Treated 2
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
Year 3 (Core)
  • Working as an Economist
  • Advanced Economic Policy and Principles
Year 3 (Optional)
  • Development Economics
  • Econometrics
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Mathematical Economics
- Money, Banking and Financial Economics

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Economics at Kingston University - UCAS