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Business Economics with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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UCAS CODE: BEC4

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

We are committed to providing you with the best learning experience. With smaller class sizes, you’ll have access to one-to-one teaching and support. You’ll benefit from our multi-disciplinary approach to education and industry-relevant teaching, whilst also regularly attending sessions from industry specialists and academic experts.Designed in consultation with industry, our BA (Hons) in Business Economics will help you gain the fundamental principles of economics in regards to international finance, public policies and business management. Upon graduation you will be able to walk away with transferable knowledge you can take into various roles, and interdisciplinary skills that will make you attractive to potential employers.**Why study this subject?**The ability to analyse and solve business problems in market economies is highly sought after in many types of careers, both in the UK and around the world.A BA (Hons) Business Economics degree is designed for students who want to combine economics with a focus on how business leaders today make decisions. You'll explore the key areas of economics to understand and put into a business context its role within business, the UK and the wider global economy.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**From day one, your future career is our focus. With modules on employability, and a strong emphasis on flexibility, teamwork and creative solutions, you’ll graduate ready to succeed in your working life.On our BA (Hons) Business Economics, you’ll learn how to apply economic theories and data handling skills to analyse real-world economic and business problems. Additionally, you will learn to construct arguments and effectively communicate to a wide range of audiences.On graduating you’ll have a solid understanding and be able to effectively identify and assess the impact of public policy on industry and society, as well as diverse business issues such as digitisation and technological change, the development of market economies, and social inequality, as well as the implications post Brexit. You will have gained skills and knowledge that are attractive to a range of employers across both public and private sectors.Our graduates pursue careers in a variety of business-related roles in private and public companies, government and non-governmental organisations, as well as smaller specialist businesses.**What will I study?**On this course you’ll learn about business and economics in an interconnected world, study contemporary issues affecting these fields and develop the professional skills you need for a successful career.First year modules will provide you with a solid background in economics and management, while your second and final years provide some choice and flexibility, allowing you to tailor aspects of your degree and your assignments according to your interests and career ambitions.**How will I be taught?**This course is offered as a four-year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.All our academics who teach on the programme have a wide range of educational and professional experience and have extensive links with industry.We also welcome a wealth of guest speakers; top professionals from across industry come to Buckinghamshire New University to help you understand how your degree applies to working in business, and how you can learn from their experiences.**What are my career prospects?**Many graduates from BNU Business School pursue careers in areas such as:- Accountancy- Banking- Investment- Insurance- Risk management- Marketing- Human resource management.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32 - 56

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    107th

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

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