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Business Economics with a Professional Placement Year BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Cardiff University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    M297

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    26th

    7
  • Subject Ranking

    32nd

    3 (Economics)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    154

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    76

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.85

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc Econ H

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

The programme will equip you with a thorough grounding in the theory, concepts, principles and techniques of the core subject areas of the discipline: macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative analysis. It aims to provide you with knowledge of the workings of the UK economy and the ability to use that knowledge in a range of contexts.We will introduce you to the breadth and depth of economic analysis and offer you the opportunity to acquire knowledge and technique across a number of specialised areas. These include industrial economics, economic history, labour economics and international economics.Economics is a numerate and increasingly mathematical subject and, consistent with other universities, some modules will have a quantitative element while others will be of a highly mathematical nature.Will also provide students with the necessary business management skills and knowledge, both theoretical and practical, through the professional placement year, to take on responsible positions early in a variety of careers in various sectors of industry and commerce, and in various functional areas within organisations.Distinctive featuresDistinctive features of the course include:•The opportunity to specialise in economic analysis through all three years of study and therefore to build up considerable knowledge and skills in the discipline;•The intellectual challenge derived from exposure to recent developments in economic theory;•The development of substantial quantitative and empirical research skills;•The chance to proceed to postgraduate study in economics at the UK’s premier Universities;•The possibility of moving into careers in the government economic service and major economic consultancies.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Extended Project
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grades / Points

ABB–AAB

Details

All offers will exclude General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,000 per year

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University information

University Ranking

26th

About this University

Cardiff University was founded in 1883. It is based in and around Cardiff's elegant civic centre, 5 minutes' walk from the city centre. Academic buildings, student residences and the Students' Union are within a short walk of each other. Cardiff is the only Russell Group university in Wales.

Address

Main Site - Cardiff

30-36 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0DE

UNITED KINGDOM