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

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science in Economics (with Honours) - BSc Econ H

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

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.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,700per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,500 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide, giving students access to unique opportunities.
A wide range of dedicated support services for international students including pre-departure advice, airport pickups, personal tutor guidance and more.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    139 64%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.44 69%

    77th

    1

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