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Business Economics BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

In the world of business, success often hinges on decision-making that is founded on proper knowledge of economics and finance. By delving deep into modern economic analysis and ideas, you’ll discover what it takes to make these decisions.Leicester’s School of Business has an international reputation for being at the forefront of innovation in economic science, and you will be among the first to study at our new £16 million Brookfield campus. This course will prepare you for a career in the business and financial sectors, including business management and financial management.You will develop your understanding of modern economic analysis and ideas, and of their relevance to a variety of business contexts and decision-making situations. This course combines a solid grounding in both economics, management and business studies-related topics, helping you to gain an awareness of the interconnection between the business and general economic environments.We will also foster your analytical abilities and critical appraisal skills, which are particularly useful transferable skills for graduate employment. You will also gain important quantitative skills, as well as communication and IT skills.An optional year studying abroad or undertaking an industry placement will enhance your skills and build your professional network. Your time with us will also equip you with the research techniques that are vital to postgraduate study.In addition all of our economics degrees are accredited by CIMA, the professional body of management accountants.The close relationship between research and teaching is one of the great advantages of studying with us, and we welcome talented students from countries all over the world. Our staff are active researchers of international renown, and have acted as advisers and consultants to many international and national organisations, including the European Central Bank, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the Central Bank of Poland, the Central Bank of Greece and a number of UK Government departments.The first year of this degree is shared with the following BSc degrees:Economics BScEconomics and Accounting and BScFinancial Economics and Banking BScThis means that you have the option to switch to any of these courses at the end of your first year.NB. This course was previously named Economics and Business BSc

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,500per year

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University information

University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 122 5

    56th out of 80 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    129 61%

    49th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    51st

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    114th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    126 57%

    37th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    53rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    75th

    9

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